HOMELESSNESS :: SHIPPING CONTAINER SOCIAL VILLAGE (LYON, FR, 2012-2013)

“DOM’ICI” : this temporary social village was created last winter by Alain Sitbon, a social entrepreneur,  for homeless families. His project was supported by Lyon-City and the “Hôtel-Social” association. Alain Sitbon invested 2,000,000 euros to build these shipping-container social village (one in Lyon and the other in Dijon, France).

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Thanks to these 2500m2 of dwellings (shipping containers), 80 persons (families, couples, individuals) found a temporary refugee for the winter. In aprils, the village was closed.

Closing of the village :

http://video-streaming.orange.fr/actu-politique/le-village-container-ferme-ses-portes-villeurbanne_10572337.html

more :

http://www.jobvitae.fr/actualites/social/social-330-emplois-crees-a-lyon-et-dijon-pour-laide-aux-sdf/

http://www.lyonmag.com/article/33966/des-bungalows-pour-lutter-contre-le-mal-logement-a-lyon

http://yahoo.lavieimmo.com/immobilier-villeurbanne-28673/le-village-conteneurs-pour-les-sans-abri-affiche-complet-14054.html

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Years before, Alain Sitbon already created dwelling units for nomad people, the “Hacienda”

http://www.sg2a.fr/l-hacienda/equipe-dirigeante/president-fondateur/

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