Democratic architecture: practical solutions to today's housing crisis
Required reading for architects, designers, urban planners, and housing officials, this compassionate report takes a hard look at today's lack of affordable housing and growing homeless population, then offers clear, practical plans to help fill the pressing need. Ideas range from expanding and dividing existing spaces to constructing new buildings without damaging the environment.
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