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The Architecture of Parking by Simon Henley

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Published by Thames & Hudson .
Written in English


  • Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial, etc,
  • Public, Commercial, or Industrial Buildings,
  • Architecture / Public, Commercial, or Industrial Buildings,
  • Architecture,
  • Design and construction,
  • Parking garages

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10417178M
ISBN 100500342377
ISBN 109780500342374

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