Condominium as a new way of dwelling : global practice and prospects for Turkey

Kumkale, Ece
In the widediscussion field of housing there is a very rapidly updating agenda in accordance with the changing demands of people together with the changing supplies of the popular culture.


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Citation Formats
E. Kumkale, “ Condominium as a new way of dwelling : global practice and prospects for Turkey,” M.Arch. - Master of Architecture, Middle East Technical University, 2004.