3 edition of Architecture of the extremes found in the catalog.
Architecture of the extremes
International PLEA Conference (11th 1994 Dead Sea, Israel)
by Desert Architecture Unit, Jacob Blaustein Institute for Desert Research, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev for the International PLEA Organization in Sede Boker, Israel
Written in English
|Statement||edited by Yair Etzion...[et al.].|
|Contributions||Etzion, Yair., Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Jacob Blaustein Institute for Desert Research. Desert Architecture Unit., International PLEA Organisation.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||502|
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