Tall buildings of the world by Norzan Yusoff

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Published by Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa., USA .

Written in English

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  • United States

Subjects:

  • Tall buildings -- Statistics.,
  • Tall buildings -- United States -- Statistics.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 10-11.

Book details

Statementcompiled by Norzan Yusoff, George C. Driscoll, Lynn S. Beedle.
ContributionsDriscoll, George C., Beedle, Lynn S., Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTH845 .Y87 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination194 p. ;
Number of Pages194
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2481959M
ISBN 100939493020
LC Control Number87402207
OCLC/WorldCa16718470

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