|Statement||[text and drawings by Paul Arnold Architects ; contributors, Energy Research Group UCD|
|Contributions||University College, Dublin. Energy Research Group, Ireland. Dept. of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government|
|LC Classifications||NA982 .E54 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||72 p. :|
|Number of Pages||72|
|LC Control Number||2010674071|
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