Architecture in Continuity Building in the Islamic World Today (Aga Khan Award) by Sherban Cantacuzino

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Subjects:

  • City & town planning - architectural aspects,
  • Islamic studies,
  • 20th Century Architecture,
  • Architecture,
  • Islamic countries,
  • General,
  • Architecture / General

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FormatHardcover
Number of Pages192
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Open LibraryOL8236183M
ISBN 100893811874
ISBN 109780893811877

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