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These clever benches are the opposite of anti-homeless spikes

Posted at 8:00 am, June 25, 2014 in News
park bench homeless shelter

In the wake of #spikegate, which took place a few weeks ago when owners of a block of Southwark flats placed spikes on the pavement outside their building’s entrance to ‘discourage’ people from sleeping there (the spikes have since been removed, we’re pleased to add), we’ve discovered how housing and homeless support charity RainCity in Canada has turned its adverts into emergency shelters for people on the streets.

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Much nicer than those nasty spikes, eh?

emergency homelessness shelter bench

[via Design Taxi, Ads of the World]

By Guy Parsons

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