Wood Frame House Construction
Gerald E. Sherwood, Robert C. Stroh
Armonk Press, 1988 - Wooden-frame houses - 280 pages
Hong Kong has undergone sweeping transformation since its return to Chinese sovereignty in 1997. This is a multidisciplinary assessment of the new regime and key issues, challenges, crises and opportunities confronting the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).
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Laying the Groundwork
Framing and Closing In
Completing the Shell
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