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Housing the elderly

Francis Weal

Housing the elderly

options and design

by Francis Weal

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Published by Mitchell in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older people -- Great Britain -- Dwellings.,
  • Barrier-free design for older people -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFrancis and Francesca Weal.
    ContributionsWeal, Francesca.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA7195.A4 W425
    The Physical Object
    Pagination144 p. :
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20818947M
    ISBN 100713454164


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