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5 edition of Tower Block found in the catalog.

Tower Block

Miles Glendinning

Tower Block

Modern Public Housing in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland (Paul Mellon Centre for Studies)

by Miles Glendinning

  • 236 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History Of Art / Art & Design Styles,
  • Housing,
  • Residential buildings, domestic buildings,
  • Social groups & communities,
  • Social history,
  • c 1945 to c 1960,
  • c 1960 to c 1970,
  • Residential Buildings Architecture,
  • Architecture,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Domestic,
  • Residential,
  • 20th century,
  • Great Britain,
  • High-rise apartment buildings,
  • Public housing

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages420
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10318139M
    ISBN 100300054440
    ISBN 109780300054446

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