cardboard city


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cardboard city

An area heavily populated by homeless people (who sometimes use cardboard for warmth or makeshift shelter). Our local government does little to help the cardboard city, and it just keeps growing in size.
See also: city
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Cardboard City may have gone, but how much has really changed since the 1980s?
Family Promise of Sarasota provides a vital service to the homeless in Sarasota County and thanks to our clients; we're able to be part of Cardboard City.
Bulging wheelie bins, A testament to our sins, Mountains of rubbish, cardboard city, Dazed at the prospect of getting back to the nitty gritty.
It can be pre-ordered so that it's ready for use on arrival within a mini cardboard city.
The group's Akela, Ann Ridsdale, said: "We have done cardboard city events before.
Chris Yeats has constructed a cardboard city, on to which is projected a video of the artist pretending to be Godzilla.
Churches in Solihull have also joined the fight to curb the region's growing cardboard city through organisation Solihull Churches Action on Homelessness.
All those who took part got a chance to discover what it's like to sleep rough as part of the annual event organised by the youth homelessness charity at its Digbeth headquarters, as the St Basils car park was transformed into a cardboard city courtesy of boxes supplied by Solihull company Jaffabox.
BIRMINGHAM could be home to cardboard city this Christmas if drastic action is not taken to stop a sharp rise in homelessness, it has been claimed.
A few years ago, I saw a massive cardboard city under a bridge in Porto, Portugal.
One by one, these storage units gradually give up their nest-building contents until, preening in Ben Stanton's hot lighting design, this cardboard city morphs from abstract metropolis into the warm hearth of home.
There are no flashy special effects for its hero's fantasy world - just old-fashioned things like big papier mache hands and a cardboard city skyline to heighten the imagery.
Try betting on those same races and I guarantee you will be wandering the streets of Cardboard City in no time at all
He projects a video of himself pretending to be Godzilla onto a cardboard city landscape.
AMONG the rag-tag army of rough sleepers in Birmingham's cardboard city, there was a new face among the desperate.