2 edition of Windows and glass in the exterior of buildings found in the catalog.
Windows and glass in the exterior of buildings
National Research Council. Building Research Institute
Written in English
|Series||National Research Council. Publication, 478|
|LC Classifications||TH2275 N3|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||176|
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