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The coronavirus poses a major threat to homeless populations in San Francisco, LA, and Seattle — the two crises could soon intersect

San Francisco and Los Angeles have growing numbers of coronavirus cases, and they also have large homeless populations. The risk of contracting infectious diseases is high among people living on the streets or in shelters. Advocates say cities need to do more educational outreach, increase hand-washing stations and restroom access, […]
The coronavirus poses a major threat to homeless populations in San Francisco, LA, and Seattle — the two crises could soon intersect
Tech

An Austin startup can 3D-print tiny homes in 24 hours for a fraction of the cost of traditional homebuilding — here’s how Icon could revolutionise affordable housing

Icon is an Austinstartup that designs 3D-printing technology capable of building tiny homes in about a day for a fraction of the cost of traditional construction methods. Icon cofounder Evan Loomis told Business Insider that pinpointing an exact cost estimate is tricky, but the company successfully printed a 350-square-foot proof-of-concept […]
An Austin startup can 3D-print tiny homes in 24 hours for a fraction of the cost of traditional homebuilding — here’s how Icon could revolutionise affordable housing