Paris, contemporary architecture by Andrea Gleininger

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  • Paris (France),
  • France,
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  • Architecture -- France -- Paris -- 20th century,
  • Paris (France) -- Buildings, structures, etc

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Other titlesContemporary architecture
StatementAndrea Gleininger, Gerhard Matzig, Sebastian Redecke.
ContributionsMatzig, Gerhard., Redecke, Sebastian.
LC ClassificationsNA1050 .G57 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination158 p. :
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL665909M
ISBN 103791316788, 3791316559
LC Control Number97011552

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