Conditional constructions: environmental discourses on natural ventilation

  title={Conditional constructions: environmental discourses on natural ventilation},
  author={Graham Farmer and Simon Guy},
  journal={International Journal of Environmental Technology and Management},
  • G. Farmer, S. Guy
  • Published 2002
  • Engineering
  • International Journal of Environmental Technology and Management
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