Design guide for government buildings in the Caribbean

by M. F. Simmonds

Publisher: Overseas Division, Building research Establishment in Garston, Watford

Written in English
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Statementby M.F. Simmonds and A.W. Williams.
ContributionsWilliams, A. W., Building Research Establishment. Overseas Division.
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Open LibraryOL13957625M

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