"Why is British Architecture So Lousy?"
Nathan Silver, Jos Boys
Newman, 1980 - Architecture - 206 pages
Papers presented at a summer seminar staged at the Covent Garden base of the North East London Polytechnic, Dept. of Architecture in Sept. 1979.
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