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Earthquake resistant housing in Peru

Lucky Lowe

Earthquake resistant housing in Peru

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Published by Intermediate Technology in Rugby .
Written in English


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Statement[written by Lucky Lowe].
SeriesBuilding in Partnership
ContributionsIntermediate Technology Development Group.
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Pagination18p. :
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18359515M


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