Innovative housing practices better housing through innovative technologies and financing : proceedings of the IAHS World Congress on Housing, University of Porto, Portugal, 23-27 October 1989 by IAHS World Congress on Housing (1989 University of Porto)

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  • Housing -- Costs -- Congresses.,
  • Housing -- Finance -- Congresses.,
  • Housing policy -- Congresses.

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Statementedited by Vitor Abrantes and Oktay Ural.
ContributionsAbrantes, Vitor., Ural, Oktay.
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LC ClassificationsHD7286 .I17 1989
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Paginationx, 368 p. :
Number of Pages368
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Open LibraryOL2201320M
ISBN 100080378846
LC Control Number89022985

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