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Innovation in small professional practices in the built environment

Shu-Ling Lu

Innovation in small professional practices in the built environment

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Published by Blackwell in Chichester, West Sussex, U.K, Ames, Iowa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Construction industry -- Research,
  • Construction industry -- Technological innovations,
  • Small business -- Technological innovations,
  • Building -- Technological innovations

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementShu-Ling Lu and Martin Sexton.
    ContributionsSexton, Martin, 1966-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTH213.5 .L82 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22658739M
    ISBN 109781405191401
    LC Control Number2008044762


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