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Ecological reflections in architecture

Claus Bech-Danielsen

Ecological reflections in architecture

architectural design of the place, the space and the interface

by Claus Bech-Danielsen

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Published by Danish Architectural Press in Copenhagen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Urban ecology.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementClaus Bech-Danielsen ; [translation: Dan Marmorstein]
    The Physical Object
    Pagination179 p. :
    Number of Pages179
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22721337M
    ISBN 108774073400

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Ecological reflections in unbounded architecture Bech-Danielsen, Claus Published in: Journal of Architecture Publication date: Document Version Publisher's PDF, also known as Version of record Link to publication from Aalborg University Citation for published version (APA): Bech-Danielsen, C.

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