cardboard city


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cardboard city

n
(Social Welfare) informal an area of a city in which homeless people sleep rough, often in cardboard boxes
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Adrian set up the company in 1991, in the cardboard city at the Bullring in London.
The activities this year at this free family event include making a cardboard city, structure and den building, dressing up, arts and crafts, cooking on a campfire, bunting making, gloop kitchen, messy play and lots more.
Rides at the funfair,aerial acrobatics, a cardboard city, fencing, petting baby rabbits and throwing himself into bales of hay, he zip wired his way into everything.
How disgusting is that when one considers some people in the UK are still living in poverty or on the breadline, not to mention the homeless people living on the streets of Britain's Cardboard City? It's about time this government learned one important lesson - and that is that charity begins at home.
It was so compelling that his cardboard city was transported from his refugee home INTURKEY to a museum in NewYork City.
It's getting like the part of London in the 1980s referred to as cardboard city. Something's gone wrong with housing people, and drugs, sadly, are more available then ever and it seems even cheaper and more powerful.
Protesters warned that the threatened cuts could lead to a cardboard city and deaths on the streets as vital support was withdrawn.
Protestors warned that the threatened cuts could lead to a cardboard city and deaths on the streets as vital support was withdrawn.
The three-part series ended this week, with Morrissey's mournful tones (the song begins: "Oh mother, I can feel the soil falling over my head") providing the sombre backdrop to the depressing footage of the homeless in the area near London's Waterloo Station that was known as Cardboard City.
JTMTJ The goal of Cardboard City is to find people willing to spend the night in a temporary shelter-a cardboard box.
The eclectic exhibition includes eyewear sculptures by Kenyan artist Cyrus Kabiru, the furniture of Cheick Diallo from Mali and the photography of Mozambican Mario Macilau and Nigerian JD Okhai Ojeikere, alongside cardboard city models by Bodys Isek Kingelez from the Democratic Republic of Congo.