Engineering Architecture

Engineering Architecture

The Vision of Fazlur R. Khan

Book - 2004 | 1st ed.
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Through detailed examination of projects at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, this study of Khan's career provides insight into architectural and engineering practice.

Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2004.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780393731071
0393731073
Characteristics: 416 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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