Hobo sack

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dc.contributor.advisor De Brea, Ana M.
dc.contributor.author Diaz, Lauren K.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-09-17T11:00:06Z
dc.date.available 2012-09-17T11:00:06Z
dc.date.created 2012-05-07
dc.date.issued 2012-05-07
dc.identifier.other A-344
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/123456789/196274
dc.description.abstract Homelessness is a global issue affecting thousands of lives a year. Through my travels to South America and working in Los Angeles this past summer, I witnessed an unprecedented number of men and women sleeping on the ground, on benches, or even on buses. I created and built at full scale an alternative, temporary sleeping shelter for the homeless, which is beautiful, personal, and restores dignity to the user by getting them off of the ground. I researched previous attempts at similar solutions and created my own building material for this project. After many tests with plastic bags, I created a sleeping structure made almost completely from found objects.
dc.description.sponsorship Honors College
dc.subject.lcsh Architecture.
dc.title Hobo sack en_US
dc.type Undergraduate senior honors thesis.
dc.description.degree Thesis (B.?.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1659665


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