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Adapting buildings and cities for climate change

a 21st century survival guide

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        StatementElsevier/Architectural Press
        PublishersElsevier/Architectural Press
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        LC Classifications2005
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        Paginationxvi, 121 p. :
        Number of Pages65
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        ISBN 100750659114
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