Development of national technological capacity for environmentally sound construction.



Publisher: United Nations Centre for Human Settlements (Habitat) in Nairobi

Written in English
Published: Pages: 91 Downloads: 139
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Subjects:

  • Construction industry -- Management.,
  • Industrial management -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Environmental management.

Edition Notes

ContributionsUnited Nations Centre for Human Settlements.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD9715.A2 D43 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 91 p. :
Number of Pages91
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1268741M
ISBN 109211312140
LC Control Number94982925

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