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Construction trends & problems through 1990

Construction trends & problems through 1990

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Published by Construction Sciences Research Foundation in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Construction industry -- United States.,
    • Construction industry -- United States -- Costs.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJudy Trompeter, editor ; by the Kellogg Corporation ; [illustrations, David Seavey].
      ContributionsTrompeter, Judy, 1949-, Kellogg Corporation., Construction Sciences Research Foundation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9715.U52 C587
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 92 p. :
      Number of Pages92
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4256796M
      ISBN 100960592202
      LC Control Number81002233
      OCLC/WorldCa7277073

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