Tina Hovsepian was recently named one of Forbes 30 Under 30 and for good reason. The architect is using her design knowledge to create durable, temporary housing for homeless people using cardboard.
As a Los Angeles native, Hovsepian couldn’t help but be affected by the horrific reality of homelessness she saw in her city. In a video uploaded by UPROXX, Hovsepian reflects on seeing the homeless epidemic firsthand on the notoriously impoverished street known as Skid Row in Downtown LA.
She told UPROXX, “It was always in the back of my head: Why does it have to be this way? Why are there people living on the streets?”Continue Reading