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The Foundation of an All Glass Arch Bridge for the Green Village on the Delft University Campus. / Nijsse, Rob; Snijder, Ate.

High Tech Concrete: Where Technology and Engineering Meet: Proceedings of the 2017 fib Symposium, held in Maastricht, The Netherlands, June 12–14, 2017. ed. / D. Hordijk; M. Lukovic. Springer, 2018. p. 2546-2553.

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Nijsse, R & Snijder, A 2018, The Foundation of an All Glass Arch Bridge for the Green Village on the Delft University Campus. in D Hordijk & M Lukovic (eds), High Tech Concrete: Where Technology and Engineering Meet: Proceedings of the 2017 fib Symposium, held in Maastricht, The Netherlands, June 12–14, 2017. Springer, pp. 2546-2553, fib Symposium 2017, Maastricht, Netherlands, 12/06/17. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-59471-2_290

APA

Nijsse, R., & Snijder, A. (2018). The Foundation of an All Glass Arch Bridge for the Green Village on the Delft University Campus. In D. Hordijk, & M. Lukovic (Eds.), High Tech Concrete: Where Technology and Engineering Meet: Proceedings of the 2017 fib Symposium, held in Maastricht, The Netherlands, June 12–14, 2017 (pp. 2546-2553). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-59471-2_290

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Nijsse R, Snijder A. The Foundation of an All Glass Arch Bridge for the Green Village on the Delft University Campus. In Hordijk D, Lukovic M, editors, High Tech Concrete: Where Technology and Engineering Meet: Proceedings of the 2017 fib Symposium, held in Maastricht, The Netherlands, June 12–14, 2017. Springer. 2018. p. 2546-2553 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-59471-2_290

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Nijsse, Rob ; Snijder, Ate. / The Foundation of an All Glass Arch Bridge for the Green Village on the Delft University Campus. High Tech Concrete: Where Technology and Engineering Meet: Proceedings of the 2017 fib Symposium, held in Maastricht, The Netherlands, June 12–14, 2017. editor / D. Hordijk ; M. Lukovic. Springer, 2018. pp. 2546-2553

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