Peter Smithson conversations with students : a space for our generation by Peter Smithson

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Published by Princeton Architectural Press in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Smithson, Peter, -- 1923- -- Interviews,
  • Smithson, Alison Margaret,
  • Architects -- Great Britain -- Interviews,
  • Brutalism (Architecture)

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Other titlesConversations with students :
StatementCatherine Spellman and Karl Unglaub, editors.
GenreInterviews.
ContributionsSpellman, Catherine., Unglaub, Karl.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA997.S57 A35 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination100 p. :
Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17921209M
ISBN 101568984618
LC Control Number2004019252

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