Includes architects" monographs, building typologies, theories and theoretical practice in an interactive multi-referenced interface. User may access video interviews, virtual panoramic views, photographs, sketches, models, and drawings.
|Series||PA, Planet architecture series|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||computer optical discs|
|ISBN 10||1893801012, 1893801063, 1893801098|
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