Minimum required strength of building blocks for single storey houses
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Published by Building Research Unit, Ministry of Lands, Housing, and Urban Development in Dar es Salaam .
Written in English

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Statementby Tore Haavaldsen.
SeriesWorking report ;, WR 24, Working report (Tanzania. Idara ya Utafiti wa Nyumba) ;, 24.
LC ClassificationsMLCM 86/11564 (T)
The Physical Object
Pagination12 leaves ;
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2707388M
LC Control Number85981459

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