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The architecture of Adrian Smith the SOM years, 1980-2006 : toward a sustainable future by Adrian D. Smith

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Published .
Written in English


  • Sustainable architecture,
  • Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture (Firm),
  • Skyscrapers,
  • Skidmore, Owings & Merrill,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Architects,
  • Architectural firms

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Edition Notes

StatementAdrian Smith
Series[Master architect series], Master architect series
LC ClassificationsNA737.S553 A4 2015
The Physical Object
Pagination540 pages
Number of Pages540
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27198410M
ISBN 101864706252
ISBN 109781864706253

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