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Alternative Desert Cities 2
Lobato Exploded Concept Diagram

Alternative Desert Cities 2

Exploded isometric concept drawing showing the layering of housing, farming, and community by student Alejandra LobatoExploded isometric concept drawing showing the layering of housing, farming, and community by student Alejandra LobatoExploded isometric concept drawing showing the layering of housing, farming, and community by student Alejandra LobatoExploded isometric concept drawing showing the layering of housing, farming, and community by student Alejandra Lobato

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