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Wiley Pathways Introduction to Google SketchUp (Wiley Pathways) Aidan Chopra and Laura Town Paperback Buy this book in $ Buy this book in £

London Architecture and Design
Hardcover by daab
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MICROSTATION V8
G. V. Krishnan, James E. Taylor, Keith Harrell
OnWord Press; Book andCD-ROM edition
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Metric Handbook Planning & Design Data
David Adler (Editor)
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Tiny Home Community Ideas Competition

Activate14 is hosting an international ideas competition open to students and professionals.
Share your ideas on a new typology for urban housing: a twelve unit community of tiny homes to help address the problem of homelessness in urban centers. The site is comprised of 4 vacant lots owned by the City of Raleigh, just outside Historic Boylan Heights in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.

This ideas competition is generated by the presence of homelessness throughout our nation. There is a pressing need in cities like Raleigh for affordable micro-dwellings to serve people without a stable dwelling place. Tiny home communities cannot eliminate poverty or homelessness, but they can create a more lively, caring, and diverse city. The goal is to generate innovative micro-housing communities that can repair and enliven our social fabric and help people transition out of homelessness.

Registration: May 22nd, $50
Deadline: May 31st
Prize: $1,500 finalist + $250 merit awards

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