Morris Lapidus
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Morris Lapidus Der Architekt Des Amerikanischen Traums/Architech of the American Dream by Martina Duttmann

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Published by Birkhauser (Architectural) .
Written in English


  • Individual Architect,
  • U.S. Architecture - General,
  • Individual Architects Of The 20th Century,
  • 20th century,
  • Architects,
  • Architecture,
  • Biography,
  • Lapidus, Morris,
  • United States,
  • Biography/Autobiography

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsFriederike Schneider (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12866398M
ISBN 103764325593
ISBN 109783764325596

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