Academy of Art University School of Architecture Alumnus Peter Hope Honored at AIA East Bay 2023 Design Awards

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Great news from our friends at Academy of Art University! School of Architecture Alumnus Peter Hope (M.Arch 2023) was able to secure a win as a Student Project Recipient in the Honors Award category. Peter’s master of architecture thesis project “Urban Refuge” addresses homelessness in Oakland, by examining the development potential of existing tent cities. The project is located in the Acorn industrial area of Oakland. Throughout the pandemic, the site was occupied by a tent city that the project responded to, by reclaiming and repurposing the rough industrial context including its materials. The resulting semi permanent architecture incorporates already existing city services available to city-sanctioned tent cities and the implementation of a larger support network for the people who…

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