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Cost effective housing systems for disaster relief

Abeles, Schwartz and Associates.

Cost effective housing systems for disaster relief

by Abeles, Schwartz and Associates.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, Division of Energy, Building Technology and Standards, Office of Policy Development and Research : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington] .
Written in English

  • Relocation (Housing) -- Cost effectiveness.,
  • Disaster relief -- Research.,
  • Federal aid to community development.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared as a joint venture by Abeles, Schwartz and Associates and Beyer-Blinder-Belle.
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development. Office of Policy Development and Research., Beyer Blinder Belle, Architects & Planners.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination6 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17645742M

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