Sustainable Homes (Sustainable Futures) by Ewan McLeish

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Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Juvenile Environmental Studies,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Science,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • House & Home,
  • Science & Nature - Environmental Conservation & Protection,
  • Architecture,
  • Science & Nature - Environmental Science & Ecology,
  • Dwellings,
  • Ecological houses,
  • Energy conservation,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Housing,
  • Juvenile literature

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary Binding
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8790411M
ISBN 101583409823
ISBN 109781583409824

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