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Values in the design of contemporary railway stations

Eduardo FernaМЃndez-del Busto Estrada

Values in the design of contemporary railway stations

by Eduardo FernaМЃndez-del Busto Estrada

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Published by Oxford Brookes University in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (M.Phil.) - Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, 1995.

Statementby Eduardo Fernández-del Busto Estrada.
ContributionsOxford Brookes University. School of Architecture.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18900590M

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