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Tall buildings

Tall buildings

the proceedings of a symposium on tall buildings with particular reference to shear wall structures, held in the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Southampton, 1966

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Published by Pergamon in Oxford, London .
Written in English


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Statementedited by A. Coull and B. Stafford Smith.
ContributionsCoull, Alex., Smith, B. Stafford., University of Southampton. Department of Civil Engineering.
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Open LibraryOL15484580M

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