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The Modular Back-to-Back House: An Interactive Generative Methodology for the Design of a Lifetime Home

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The Modular Back-to-Back House : An Interactive Generative Methodology for the Design of a Lifetime Home. / Fagan, Des.

PACE International Conference 2021 on Architectural Design and Theory Proceedings. Vol. 1 1. ed. London : Studies of Planning and Architecture Consulting and Education, 2021. (SPACE International Conferences; Vol. 1, No. 1).

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Fagan, D 2021, The Modular Back-to-Back House: An Interactive Generative Methodology for the Design of a Lifetime Home. in PACE International Conference 2021 on Architectural Design and Theory Proceedings. 1 edn, vol. 1, SPACE International Conferences, no. 1, vol. 1, Studies of Planning and Architecture Consulting and Education, London, SPACE International Conference, London, United Kingdom, 23/04/20.

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Fagan, D. (2021). The Modular Back-to-Back House: An Interactive Generative Methodology for the Design of a Lifetime Home. In PACE International Conference 2021 on Architectural Design and Theory Proceedings (1 ed., Vol. 1). (SPACE International Conferences; Vol. 1, No. 1). Studies of Planning and Architecture Consulting and Education.

Vancouver

Fagan D. The Modular Back-to-Back House: An Interactive Generative Methodology for the Design of a Lifetime Home. In PACE International Conference 2021 on Architectural Design and Theory Proceedings. 1 ed. Vol. 1. London: Studies of Planning and Architecture Consulting and Education. 2021. (SPACE International Conferences; 1).

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Fagan, Des. / The Modular Back-to-Back House : An Interactive Generative Methodology for the Design of a Lifetime Home. PACE International Conference 2021 on Architectural Design and Theory Proceedings. Vol. 1 1. ed. London : Studies of Planning and Architecture Consulting and Education, 2021. (SPACE International Conferences; 1).

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