Matthew Soules

architect and urbanist, associate professor of architecture at the University of British Columbia and Visiting Faculty at SCI-Arc in Los Angeles

architect and urbanist, associate professor of architecture at the University of British Columbia and Visiting Faculty at SCI-Arc in Los Angeles.

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Can the TOMS Shoes model of buy a pair, gift one to a shoeless person, be applied to houses?

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Can the TOMS Shoes model of buy a pair, gift one to a shoeless person, be applied to houses?

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