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Spatial solutions supporting information exchange and knowledge creation. / Peltoniemi, Sanna; Poutanen, Jenni; Ahtinen, Aino; Salonius, Henna.

In: Architectural Research in Finland, Vol. 1, No. 1, 12.2017, p. 106-119.

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Peltoniemi, S, Poutanen, J, Ahtinen, A & Salonius, H 2017, 'Spatial solutions supporting information exchange and knowledge creation', Architectural Research in Finland, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 106-119.

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Peltoniemi, S., Poutanen, J., Ahtinen, A., & Salonius, H. (2017). Spatial solutions supporting information exchange and knowledge creation. Architectural Research in Finland, 1(1), 106-119.

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Peltoniemi S, Poutanen J, Ahtinen A, Salonius H. Spatial solutions supporting information exchange and knowledge creation. Architectural Research in Finland. 2017 Dec;1(1):106-119.

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Peltoniemi, Sanna ; Poutanen, Jenni ; Ahtinen, Aino ; Salonius, Henna. / Spatial solutions supporting information exchange and knowledge creation. In: Architectural Research in Finland. 2017 ; Vol. 1, No. 1. pp. 106-119.

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