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Lessons from Bernard Rudofsky Life as a Voyage by The Getty Research Institute

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Published by Birkhäuser Basel .
Written in English


  • Biography: general,
  • Individual architects,
  • Individual Architect,
  • Architecture / Individual Architect,
  • Domus magazine,
  • Fashion design,
  • Modernism,
  • Rudofsky, Bernard,
  • Vernacular architecture,
  • Werkbundsiedlung,
  • Architecture

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsArchitekturzentrum Wien (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9091181M
ISBN 103764383607
ISBN 109783764383602

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