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Design life of buildings

proceedings of a symposium

by

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Published by T. Telford in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Structural design -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementorganised by the Institution of Civil Engineers, in association with the Concrete Society, and the Royal Institute of British Architects, held at the Institution of Civil Engineers, 26-27 November 1984.
    ContributionsInstitution of Civil Engineers (Great Britain), Concrete Society., Royal Institute of British Architects.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTA658.2 .D475 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination284 p. :
    Number of Pages284
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2671122M
    ISBN 100727702378
    LC Control Number85670299

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