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Rebuilding the self: coping with natural and man-made disasters through design

Diego Andres Pacheco-Bloch

Rebuilding the self: coping with natural and man-made disasters through design

MA Industrial Design 2000.

by Diego Andres Pacheco-Bloch

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Published by Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design in London .
Written in English

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ContributionsCentral Saint Martins College of Art & Design.
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Open LibraryOL18444454M

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