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Solar architecture

Aspen Energy Forum 4th Aspen Institute for Humanistic Studies, 1977

Solar architecture

proceedings of the Aspen Energy Forum 1977, May 27, 28, and 29, 1977, Aspen, Colorado; editors, Gregory E. Franta, Kenneth R. Olson; graphics, T. Michael Manchester.

by Aspen Energy Forum 4th Aspen Institute for Humanistic Studies, 1977

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Published by Ann Arbor Science Publishers in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Solar energy -- Congresses,
  • Architecture and solar radiation -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    ContributionsFranta, Gregory, Olson, Kenneth R.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 331 p. ill. ;
    Number of Pages331
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18836834M

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