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Amazing architecture from Japan

  • 139 Pages
  • 2.24 MB
  • English
Weatherhill , New York
Architecture -- Japan -- 20th ce


StatementHiroshi Watanabe.
LC ClassificationsNA1555 .W37 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination139 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1530873M
ISBN 100834802392
LC Control Number91008310

Amazing architecture from Japan. New York: Weatherhill, (OCoLC) Online version: Watanabe, Hiroshi. Amazing architecture from Japan. New York: Weatherhill, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Hiroshi Watanabe.

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