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Complete issue (June 2012)


The Structural Engineer
Complete issue (June 2012)
Date published

7 June 2012

Author

Various

Price

Standard: £25 + VAT
Members/Subscribers: Free

First published

7 June 2012

Buy Now
Author

Various

Special Issue: Olympic Structures for London 2012 7 Project focus papers each detailing one of the major Olympic structures: Velodrome; Basketball Arena; Olympic and Paralympic Village; International Broadcast Centre; Copper Box; Aquatics Centre and Olympic Stadium

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Pages:
100
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The Institution of Structural Engineers

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