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Published by Stationary Office in Dublin .
Written in English


  • Domestic Architecture,
  • Architecture and energy conservation,
  • Vernacular architecture

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Edition Notes

Statement[text and drawings by Paul Arnold Architects ; contributors, Energy Research Group UCD
SeriesAdvice series
ContributionsUniversity College, Dublin. Energy Research Group, Ireland. Dept. of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government
LC ClassificationsNA982 .E54 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination72 p. :
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24822464M
ISBN 109781406424447
LC Control Number2010674071

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