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Teenagers Design Tiny Houses For Seattle Homeless Community

Teenagers Design Tiny Houses For Seattle Homeless Community | Construction | Scoop.it
A group of enterprising teenagers in Seattle has turned out an innovative set of plans to make life easier for the city’s homeless population, and they’re now making the designs a reality. The Niceville encampment is a community officially sanctioned by the city of Seattle that offers shelter and structure to individuals seeking to turn their luck around. At this encampment, about 100 people find stability as they seek to get on their feet, and the student designers stepped in with plans for miniature houses providing security and a sense of home. “Residents in formal encampments transition to permanent housing at a much higher rate than typical shelters or informal camps due to a variety of factors,” project organizers explain on their website. “One surprising barrier people experiencing homelessness face is storage. You need a secure spot to keep your things in, in order to go to work or job interviews.”
In addition to several types of houses, the teens also drew up plans for…

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Home Design and Decorating, Beautiful Prospect House Design by Jonathan Segal Architecture + Development in La Jolla, San Diego, California

Home Design and Decorating, Beautiful Prospect House Design by Jonathan Segal Architecture + Development in La Jolla, San Diego, California | Construction | Scoop.it
Beautiful Prospect House Design by Jonathan Segal Architecture + Development in La Jolla, San Diego, California - This Beautiful Prospect House Design has a minimalist design with a simple box shape....

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How to Design the Ideal Home Office

How to Design the Ideal Home Office | Construction | Scoop.it
Professional designer Jo Heinz describes how to make your office a welcome, efficient and productive place to work.

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Helpful Interior Design Advice To Spruce Up Your Home | Wooden ...

Helpful Interior Design Advice To Spruce Up Your Home | Wooden ... | Construction | Scoop.it

The best way to improve your home's look without exerting a lot of time or energy. Repainting, updating the window treatment or even the lighting can transform.


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Who Needs Nest? A Finnish Startup Wants to Give You the Power to Design and Program Your Own 'Smart Home' Devices

Who Needs Nest? A Finnish Startup Wants to Give You the Power to Design and Program Your Own 'Smart Home' Devices | Construction | Scoop.it
The next big battle for tech giants is in the realm of the "Internet of things," which is an industry buzzword used to describe the way all our home gadgets and appliances will soon be connected to...

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