JC3 + 1 via Wired
JC3 + 1 via Wired

According to the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, there has been an 11 percent increase in the city’s homeless population. In response to the issue, fourth-year architecture students from the University of Southern California have been given the challenge to design practical mobile homes for the homeless using materials found on the streets. Reporter Sam Lubell writes in Wired the class “is sponsored by Madworkshop, a new Santa Monica-based non-profit that funds projects focusing on craft, technology, and innovation.” When the class ends in early December, the students will give their projects to someone in the homeless neighborhoods in L.A.

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