Haily Zaki

Upward Bound: LA Designers Create Happy Spaces for Homeless Families

by , 02/01/10

social responsibility, sustainable design, green design, social design, sustainable architecture, green renovation, upward bound house, los angeles

Each family resides at the Upward Bound House for a period of three months as they get back on their feet. When the family leaves, they take their bedding and towels with them to their new homes. The designers have essentially adopted their rooms for the span of a year, during which time they will ensure that the rooms stay pretty for the next family. As such, the designers are still accepting donations, particularly for bedding and towels. Please contact one any one of the designers involved in the project to donate bedding and towels for families in need.

+ Upward Bound House

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6 Comments

  1. powerhouse February 18, 2010 at 5:38 pm

    i love your work elizabom

  2. powerhouse February 18, 2010 at 5:36 pm

    will you add us to the waiting list i’m 48 she’s 15 yrs old

  3. powerhouse February 18, 2010 at 5:29 pm

    please contact me when you have an opening i hope soon because something is making me sick where i’m living and it’s an emergency for my sake and my 18 yr old dauhter whose on campus

  4. Megan @ WorldofGood.com February 7, 2010 at 12:33 pm

    Fabulous project – I would love to hear how the families enjoy their beautiful digs!

  5. eTTadesigns February 1, 2010 at 9:43 pm

    Great post Haily! It was a wonderful experience and an incredibly supportive collaboration between the designers and vendor donors. I am honored to have been a part of this projec t.

  6. ELIZABOMB February 1, 2010 at 9:35 pm

    Hi this is Elizabeth Bomberger from InSight Interiors, one of the designers who worked on the Upward Bound project. You can see my design on the 1st picture of page 2 and the 2nd picture of page three of the article. If you liked my work and need a designer you may contact me at insightinteriors1@gmail.com. Thanks!

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