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Design for climate

Hooper, Charles B.Arch.

Design for climate

guidelines for the design of low cost houses for the climates of Kenya

by Hooper, Charles B.Arch.

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Published by Housing Research and Development Unit, University of Nairobi in Nairobi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya.
    • Subjects:
    • Architecture, Domestic -- Kenya.,
    • Architecture and climate -- Kenya.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [130]-135.

      StatementCharles Hooper.
      ContributionsUniversity of Nairobi. Housing Research and Development Unit.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA7466.6.K4 H66
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 135 p. :
      Number of Pages135
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4602373M
      LC Control Number77365413

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