Micro Community

Micro housing developments are being designed to combat homelessness

Implications - Cities are mulling over their options when it comes to housing their homeless communities, and some of the most viable proposals include the development of micro housing areas that offer affordable homing options. With a focus on aesthetic, functionality and creating a positive social impact, these communities could be effective solutions to the ever-increasing income inequality and population growth in urban centers.
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Temporary Housing Sheds - Affordable Accommodation Can Be Found in Vacant London Buildings
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This Year and V. Hot 5,145 Clicks Pub: Sep 1, 17
Temporary Housing Sheds
Affordable Accommodation Can Be Found in Vacant London Buildings
While many flock to metropolitan centers in search of job opportunities, finding affordable accommodation can often be challenging, especially in expensive cities like London. From property... [More]
Shipping Container Developments - LA is Developing 84 Units of Affordable Housing
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This Quarter and V. Hot 2,469 Clicks Pub: Oct 3, 17
Shipping Container Developments
LA is Developing 84 Units of Affordable Housing
In attempt to combat Los Angeles’ homeless epidemic, ‘KTGY Architecture + Planning’ is transforming one of the city’s neighborhoods into a shipping container development.... [More]
3D Printed Micro-Neighborhoods - These Hexagonal Units are Proposed as a Housing Crisis Solution
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This Month and Warm 325 Clicks Pub: Nov 21, 17
3D Printed Micro-Neighborhoods
These Hexagonal Units are Proposed as a Housing Crisis Solution
These 3D printed micro-neighborhoods were proposed by Farmlab as a potential solution to New York’s rising population of homeless people as well as the city’s lack of affordable housing.... [More]
Homelessness-Combating Tiny Homes - The San Jose Tiny Home Concept Now Has Two Potential Designs
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Recent and Warm 91 Clicks Pub: Dec 5, 17
Homelessness-Combating Tiny Homes
The San Jose Tiny Home Concept Now Has Two Potential Designs
The city of San Jose has unveiled two potential designs for its tiny home community, which has been proposed to house the several thousand homeless people the city has. The designs were... [More]
Homeless Veteran Housing - 'The Six' Provides Housing for Homeless and Disabled US Veterans
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This Year and Warm 368 Clicks Pub: May 24, 17
Homeless Veteran Housing
'The Six' Provides Housing for Homeless and Disabled US Veterans
‘The Six,’ a new housing development in Los Angeles’ MacArthur Park neighborhood, offers military veterans a home to help them readjust to civilian life. The complex holds 52 units,... [More]
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