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The nature of a house building a world that works by G. M. Woodwell

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Published by Island Press in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ecological houses,
  • Dwellings -- Remodeling,
  • Sustainable living

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 137-144) and index.

StatementGeorge M. Woodwell.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTH880 .W663 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 157 p. :
Number of Pages157
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23861034M
ISBN 101597265586
ISBN 109781597265584
LC Control Number2009021549
OCLC/WorldCa368045096

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