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Urban social housing resilience to excess summer heat. / Mavrogianni, A.; Taylor, J.; Davies, M.; Thoua, C.; Kolm-Murray, J.

julkaisussa: Building Research and Information, Vuosikerta 43, Nro 3, 04.05.2015, s. 316-333.

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Mavrogianni, A, Taylor, J, Davies, M, Thoua, C & Kolm-Murray, J 2015, 'Urban social housing resilience to excess summer heat', Building Research and Information, Vuosikerta. 43, Nro 3, Sivut 316-333. https://doi.org/10.1080/09613218.2015.991515

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Mavrogianni, A., Taylor, J., Davies, M., Thoua, C., & Kolm-Murray, J. (2015). Urban social housing resilience to excess summer heat. Building Research and Information, 43(3), 316-333. https://doi.org/10.1080/09613218.2015.991515

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Mavrogianni A, Taylor J, Davies M, Thoua C, Kolm-Murray J. Urban social housing resilience to excess summer heat. Building Research and Information. 2015 touko 4;43(3):316-333. https://doi.org/10.1080/09613218.2015.991515

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Mavrogianni, A. ; Taylor, J. ; Davies, M. ; Thoua, C. ; Kolm-Murray, J. / Urban social housing resilience to excess summer heat. Julkaisussa: Building Research and Information. 2015 ; Vuosikerta 43, Nro 3. Sivut 316-333.

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