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Interior Design In The Realm Of Social Services: Housing The Homeless, Amanda Kaserman Leininger Aug 2013

Interior Design In The Realm Of Social Services: Housing The Homeless, Amanda Kaserman Leininger

Master's Theses and Doctoral Dissertations

The present study plans to investigate the social issues of homelessness and the strategies for creating positive living environments that aim to enable inhabitants to re-enter society. Supported by statistical evidence, homelessness has been recognized as a growing issue in the United States that deserves serious attention and proper solutions. There are a wide range of reasons why people succumb to the undesirable status of homelessness. By exploring the circumstances, we will be able to gain a better understanding of the issues, which in turn can help formulate supportive programs and inform environmental design solutions to accommodate their needs. Currently ...