A house of sustainability =

Hito ni tsunagaru mirai no jūtaku.
  • 143 Pages
  • 1.62 MB
  • English

a+u Pub. Co. , Tokyo, Japan
Sustainable buildings -- Japan -- Design and construction., Sustainable architecture -- J
Other titlesHito ni tsunagaru mirai no jūtaku, Toyota yume no jūtaku Papi, Papi, Kenchiku to toshi. 2005, Dec. (Supplement)
The Physical Object
Pagination143 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21541457M
ISBN 104900211605

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