NEW AT NOON.SOME YALE STUDENTS ARE HARD AT WORK DURING THEIR SUMMER VACATION.THEY GO TO THE ARCHITECTURE SCHOOL…AND NOW THEY ARE PART OF A PROGRAM THAT BUILDS THINGS FOR NON-PROFIT GROUPS.NEWS8’S KENT PIERCE TELLS US WHO WILL BENEFIT FROM THIS YEAR’S DESIGN. IT IS NOT YOUR AVERAGE CONSTRUCTION CREW. THOSE ARE YALE ARCHITECTURE STUDENTS BUILDING A HOUSE IN NEW HAVEN’S HILL NEIGHBORHOOD. THE SCHOOL HAS BUILT SOMETHING LIKE THIS EVERY YEAR FOR 50 YEARS “AND EVERY YEAR WE WORK WITH NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS. WE’VE JUST BEGUN THIS 5 YEAR COLLABORATION WITH COLUMBUS HOUSE.”COLUMBUS HOUSE IS BEST KNOWN AS A HOMELESS SHELTER, BUT THIS BUILDING WILL HAVE TWO UNITS OF AFFORDABLE, PERMANENT HOUSING. “THESE WILL COME WITH SUBSIDIES AND PEOPLE WILL BE ABLE TO LIVE HERE AS LONG AS THEY WANT AND AS LONG AS THEY CAN ABIDE BY THE TERMS OF THEIR LEASE.”THE STUDENTS DESIGNED THE BUILDING SPECIFICALLY FOR THE NEEDS OF COLUMBUS HOUSE CLIENTS. “THEY SPENT WEEKS AT COLUMBUS HOUSE LEARNING THE ISSUES OF HOMELESSNESS AND HOW THAT MIGHT

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  • August 11, 2017 at 4:54 pm
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    Build an all White country.

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