Urban-Camp builds systems to transition people living on the street to better lives.

 

 

Urban-Camp builds systems to help people living on the street build better lives.

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6 Step Journey from Homelessness

Urban-Camp systems offer security, shelter, heat, clean water, and toilet in a personal-control environment for individuals and small families.   It’s the first step in helping people gain control of their lives and fight back against economic, mental health, or addiction challenges. 

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6-Step Journey from Homelessness

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An Architecture for the Homeless

The Urban Camp living environment addresses the homeless persons needs beyond simple shelter. It is designed to foster human interaction, belonging, and small community support. It does this by conforming to a set human focused architectural principles.

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An Architecture for the Homeless

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Ultra-Low Cost Housing 

Urban Camp is designed as ultra-low cost housing to help communities fund development solutions for the homeless.  

 

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Ultra-Low Cost Model for Homeless Housing

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Code Compliance Built-In 

Urban-Camp modules are built to meet all state and local code requirements including the minimal standard in the IBC building codes for a dwelling:

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Design Guide for Urban Camp Homes

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Design Guide for Urban Camp Home

Whitepaper UC110: Design for Urban Camp Homes

Urban Camp targets people living on the street, often in tent camps.  The design is for a living space that helps these people transition to better lives. 

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The Tent Camp Alternative

We study patterns in urban encampments and locate systems nearby to existing tent camps to offer an attractive alternative to street living.  Destruction or displacement of urban tent camps has failed as a solution.  

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A Solution Easy to Be Legal

Urban Camp system are designed for installation on leased property from private and public sponsors.  System are lightweight to install on existing sites without foundations – within the dimensions of a standard parking space.