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Housing for the urban poor

European Network for Housing Research International Symposium (1991 Istanbul)

Housing for the urban poor

ENHR international symposium 17-20 September 1991

by European Network for Housing Research International Symposium (1991 Istanbul)

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Published by Building and Earthquake Research and Application Centre, Istanbul Technical University in Istanbul .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Gülsün Sağlamer, Şule Özüekren.
ContributionsSağlamer, Gülsün., Özüekren, Şule., European Network for Housing Research., Istanbul Teknik Üniversitesi. Building and Earthquake Research and Application Centre.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16751024M

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