How can we help provide San Diego artists with affordable housing?
In collaboration with Space4Art, students worked with local artists to design and build tiny homes that would allow the artists to remain in the expensive San Diego region and produce their art.The project began with students honing their building skills by helping construct a pocket park in Barrio Logan in collaboration with Space4Art. Next, students launched a fundraising campaign on Kickstarter and raised over $18,000 to finance one tiny home. Students formed groups and each group was paired with a local artist who became that group’s client. After interviewing clients about their needs and wants, students produced professional drawings and 3-d models that were critiqued by the clients and professional architects. All students participated in the construction of one tiny home.