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Architecture to improve building health

Keith Alexander

Architecture to improve building health

strategies to improve occupant"s environment: delivering and sustaining a healthy workplace

by Keith Alexander

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Published by University of Strathclyde, Centre for Facilities Management in Glasgow .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementKeith Alexander.
SeriesCFM working papers series / Centre for Facilities Management -- CFM91/03
ContributionsUniversity of Strathclyde. Centre for Facilities Management.
The Physical Object
Pagination[6]p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19028923M

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