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An architecture firm in Aloha State has come up with an innovative solution to alleviate the problem of homelessness in their locality. It is giving some retired city buses a second life by transforming them into homeless shelters.
“The idea is to convert [the buses] into living, sleeping, showering, recreational facilities,” Ma Ry Kim of Group 70 International architecture firm told Hawaii News Now.
Kim added that the entire design of homeless shelters “is based on the premise that you could walk in to a hardware store, buy everything you need in one go and build everything with no trade skills.”
Such shelters will differ from recreational vehicles (RV), trailers or cars which are equipped with living space and amenities found in a home.
“We’re fitting some out to be bathrooms and showers, we’re fitting some out to be sleeping areas, and the design completely folds away like…
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