The Sacred and the Suburban : Atmospherics, numinosity and 1930s interiors in Ealing, London. / Gilbert, David; Cuch, Laura; Dwyer, Claire; Ahmed, Nazneen .

In: Interiors Design/Architecture/Culture, Vol. 6, No. 3, 26.04.2016, p. 211-234.

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The Sacred and the Suburban : Atmospherics, numinosity and 1930s interiors in Ealing, London. / Gilbert, David; Cuch, Laura; Dwyer, Claire; Ahmed, Nazneen .

In: Interiors Design/Architecture/Culture, Vol. 6, No. 3, 26.04.2016, p. 211-234.

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Gilbert, D, Cuch, L, Dwyer, C & Ahmed, N 2016, 'The Sacred and the Suburban: Atmospherics, numinosity and 1930s interiors in Ealing, London', Interiors Design/Architecture/Culture, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 211-234. https://doi.org/10.1080/20419112.2015.1125616

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Gilbert, D., Cuch, L., Dwyer, C., & Ahmed, N. (2016). The Sacred and the Suburban: Atmospherics, numinosity and 1930s interiors in Ealing, London. Interiors Design/Architecture/Culture, 6(3), 211-234. https://doi.org/10.1080/20419112.2015.1125616

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Gilbert, David ; Cuch, Laura ; Dwyer, Claire ; Ahmed, Nazneen . / The Sacred and the Suburban : Atmospherics, numinosity and 1930s interiors in Ealing, London. In: Interiors Design/Architecture/Culture. 2016 ; Vol. 6, No. 3. pp. 211-234.

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