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dc.contributor.supervisor Dr. Shauna Mallory-Hill (Interior Design) en_US
dc.contributor.author Shilton, Meredith
dc.date.accessioned 2014-01-15T21:43:20Z
dc.date.available 2014-01-15T21:43:20Z
dc.date.issued 2014-01-15
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1993/23256
dc.description.abstract Contemporary outreach services focus on prevention as a means to ending homelessness (Averill, Keys, Mallet, & Rosenthal, 2010; Gaetz, 2010; Higgitt, Ristock & Wingert, 2005). As a result, services are commonly aimed at youth to provide alternatives to street-life before negative patterns are ingrained; the emotional effects of homelessness are also starting to be addressed. Drop-in facilities are proving useful by responding with greater flexibility toward the inconsistent lives of homeless people (Bantchevska, Dashora, Garren, Glassman, Slesnick & Toviessi, 2008). Art programming offers an environment addressing both emotional concerns and technical skill development (Higgitt, Ristock & Wingert, 2005). In Winnipeg, MB, urban, youth street-culture has responded positively to drop-ins embodying Hip-Hop culture as the unifying theme (B. Veruela, personal communication, November 7, 2012). Hip-Hop provides a context for art and learning that incorporates belonging and growth - the identifiers of a playful space. Play spaces offer a positive environment for dealing with emotionally charged topics such as homelessness (Apter, 1991; Kerr, 1991). This project presents the adaptive reuse of one of Winnipeg’s industrial buildings as a modern drop-in centre where emotional care for youth is accommodated through play theory. en_US
dc.subject interior design en_US
dc.subject homelessness en_US
dc.subject youth en_US
dc.subject Winnipeg en_US
dc.subject art en_US
dc.subject up-cycling en_US
dc.subject prevention en_US
dc.title Out of nowhere - an art outreach studio for Winnipeg's homeless youth en_US
dc.degree.discipline Interior Design en_US
dc.contributor.examiningcommittee Dr. Rae Bridgman (City Planning) Julie Epp (Smith Carter) en_US
dc.degree.level Master of Interior Design (M.I.D.) en_US
dc.description.note February 2014 en_US


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