Performing Spaces
The Design of Barclay's Center, Cowboys Stadium & Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
Part of the Series: Cool Spaces

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Performing Spaces - The Design of Barclay's Center, Cowboys Stadium & Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
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