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Tim McCormick

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about 8 hours ago

For those of you who think that we dreaded baby boomers are to blame for all the suffering of the young, it may please you to know that many of us are also having a tough time.
Yep."Bring back squatting – it’s the solution to our housing crisis. Let’s occupy all those buy-to-leave homes." http://t.co/zVJwYkk8Wb

about 8 hours ago

Zelfbouw, meaning ‘self-building’ in Dutch, is a current planning trend in The Netherlands. While there have always been people building their own homes, zelfbouw has been actively promoted over the past few years.
PHOTOS | Utopia by the Plot - self-built suburbia in The Netherlands. By @SoniaMangiapane http://t.co/xLDKV6adf0 http://t.co/JZyBFDlsUV
Photo Essay: Utopia by the Plot - new types of suburbia in Holland due to self-building http://t.co/6RFrdYfgrk http://t.co/vgmBbQX9Ec
Self-build house in suburban Leiden by Sonia Mangiapane.
From an article on FailedArchitecture http://t.co/vDalG03yFB http://t.co/LSqsiPnfNv

about 8 hours ago

101 Hyde Street Board of Appeals Hearing https://t.co/akIcGwMEHU

about 8 hours ago

Samuel P.
"peer-to-peer rental marketplaces have a disproportionately
positive effect on lower-income consumers" http://t.co/gx1Db1KCGI

Aug 02, 15

Everything you ever wanted to k ow about nexus studies #PalmerVsLA http://t.co/TT8qraqWcO

Aug 02, 15

Background: My day job is running a space transportation company called SpaceX, but on the side I am the chairman of Tesla Motors and help formulate the business and product strategy with Martin and the rest of the team.
How building products for rich early adopters will reap benefits for the rest, via @pmarca http://t.co/3JzQoMWUuw http://t.co/eS8CTSza3r

Aug 02, 15

Luke Iseman and Heather Stewart were tired of paying San Francisco rents and had always dreaming of living in a shipping container so for less than one month’s rent they bought a used shipping container ($2,300 from the Port of Oakland) and began to…
"Containertopia": cargo container tiny home town on Oakland lot https://t.co/jtZDiqgerd via @YouTube #sustainability #affordablehousing

Aug 02, 15

You hear a lot these days in planning circles about transit-oriented development, smart growth, transit villages, and “new urbanism.” They all mean denser development near transit, filling in the city so the suburbs don’t sprawl.
How to Turn a Parking Lot Into Apartments, a Library and a Grocery Store — the Hard Way (2004) case study @grow_SF http://t.co/U54vPCPdnX

Aug 02, 15

65589.5. (a) The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (1) The lack of housing, including emergency shelters, is a critical problem that threatens the economic, environmental, and social quality of life in California.
ITS ON! ITS ON! ITS ON!! (1982) http://t.co/a6cmwqsFw2 Housing Accountability Act. DM ME IF U MAKE $6000/ mo http://t.co/rjDQUrrWAG

Aug 02, 15

​On February 26, 2014, something special happened in San Francisco. On that date, the Board of Appeals held yet another hearing in a seemingly endless stream of hearings on the beleaguered, 12-unit, code complying residential project at 1050 Valenci…
how California's '#antiNIMBYlaw limits local govts' discretionary control over development... http://t.co/NjYrun2Bip

Aug 02, 15

The west of San Francisco was still sand dunes in 1920. View of the Sunset District on #flickr https://t.co/hn4nFfY1AX

Aug 02, 15

A serial entrepreneur has created a 'tiny home' just for the super-rich http://t.co/AjTHwYYH9H http://t.co/7cdyClRhUo

Aug 01, 15

On December 9th staff introduced an alternative for the Terraces Development. Following is a transcription of the the City Manager’s Comments Regarding Option to Settle Potential Litigation. Additional information, maps and sketches are attached bel…
City of Lafayette, CA : Alternative Option for Terraces of Lafayette Development 2 houses per acre. http://t.co/Tomm9wB2ez

Aug 01, 15

ICYMI: New blog post: 4 ideas for making inclusionary housing more flexible -- http://t.co/QvQ3PMojOw

Aug 01, 15

San Francisco city officials have chosen two developers to build the first affordable housing complex in the Mission District in 10 years. What is now the city’s homeless Navigation Center at 1950 Mission St.
Former school becoming an affordable housing complex, w/ 20% of the units set aside for homeless families. via @KQED http://t.co/tsj3qmnhMg

Aug 01, 15

In theaters, on iTunes and on Demand July 31!Oscar winning Director Daniel Junge and Oscar Nominated Director Kief Davidson take us on a journey through the LEGO universe...like you have never seen before. They explore the brick that has captured im…
Looks like 'Lego Brickumentary' is the must-see movie of the year: https://t.co/FhHmhwQKlw

Aug 01, 15

This painting was commissioned by Governor Leland Stanford, and hung in the California State Capitol for many... http://t.co/1Xx0loOUGL
Facebook launches its own (institutional) repository. All kinds of good news for open access and technology: https://t.co/nRIFODNn0l
June 8th Share Creative Code with the World! Don't miss event and amazing organization @GAFFTA https://t.co/HrGOYxvEuQ
Benjamin -It is the task of criticism to rescue the future from the convoluted depths of the present" https://t.co/sTbQc5ikhM
RT @sfport: SF has a ton of art on the waterfront. This app will help you learn about it! http://t.co/QLKr0lrpfN via @yearofthebay
From Times Higher Education magazine: "Three academics are to launch a new open-access platform [Libre] that they... http://t.co/prFyjFXGQz
Coworking tomorrow at @IFTF 10am-4pm! Brain treats include...Futures Thinking toolkit & Google Glass Futures. Come! https://t.co/TuqlXWE4zB
http://t.co/7ITVUSf70c’s Less-Than-Charitable Plan to Give the Internet to All http://t.co/OPu7qIQiE3
Enjoy free general admission to the Portland Art Museum this Friday from 5 to 8 p.m! http://t.co/qIGrhzfq6r
The psychological price of entrepreneurship... http://t.co/v8yUtrE0SP
Want to sleep downstairs in your tiny house? Tiny R(e)volution has designed a simple, comfortable solution. The... http://t.co/Rs3g6fPVxr
The tiny house community cheers as new tiny homes get built and people transform into experts. See how Brittany,... http://t.co/cf8fnFSZse
Have you heard of the TINY movie? This soon-to-be classic is getting shown all over and recently aired on TV too.... http://t.co/w2C87zmCeD
The world divided into seven regions each with a population of 1 billion

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Facebook Wi-Fi: Connect to Your Customers with Facebook Wi-Fi http://t.co/rkMLdKJUui via @hnshah on @producthunt http://t.co/oU3SzwIeIq
NBBJ #SF gives back! From planting trees w/ @archforhumanity to designing non-profit space w/ @tippoint http://t.co/kizYon8Ekz
Tiny-home housing for the homeless in Texas. Each house has its own garden and neighbors are saying YES, In my... http://t.co/fPvX4SCczz
The latest numbers are in from Community Technology Alliance, our Housing 1000 data partners:
We've surpassed the... http://t.co/crV8mD4vte
Bad news on the big office space in Woolwich: no soundproofing! We don't think we can work around this see https://t.co/wyddP5Vjax for deets
A phenomenal project started by my acquaintance: an online anti-oppressive, non-hegemonic thesaurus. Add words: http://t.co/ij41IEeZiu
ISB in UK now for a meeting about self-build processes & self-organising communities, Uni of Derby.
Eleni... http://t.co/JHUMShBMdO
Hox in a Box: spend a night in a @boxpark shipping container in Shoreditch (fitted out by @TheHoxtonHotel)... How... http://t.co/4Vx41iMClG
In The Jungle with Jennifer Loving, Destination: Home and Al Jazeera English http://t.co/bEaBqki3O1
Solar Living Institute is taking applicants from couples for Winter Caretaker position. This position runs from... http://t.co/JKQxtas9Ua
Interested in applying for the #KnightCities Challenge in #SanJose? There's a brainstorming session tonight @ 7pm PT http://t.co/z1nZBQ0gFb
Buy a retreat for yourself! This truly worldclass glamping tent and furnishings are available for sale - made by... http://t.co/MAnyNk5H02
Hi @tmccormick, it was great to meet you. You can reach us any time on info@startupbasecamp.org and https://t.co/iGoGEgX4rm.
If you want to 'like' the FB page for our new company The Silicon Guild, a community and ideas platform for... http://t.co/26VnxMM13D
In SF? Care about the city's future? You should go to @SFyimby's first panel discussion, hosted by @kimmaicutler https://t.co/bZMfuoIwzH
Moderating housing panel tonight. Parts of the "revolutionary moderate cabal" may be there. All pts of view welcome https://t.co/4u6RJzc7jV
My first article went up today about a viable solution to the city housing crisis: https://t.co/V07CjOa7Hx #affordablerents
Meet Mike Lydon of Tactical Urbanism in PA: April 7, 3-5pm! Make small, fun changes to improve your neighborhood. http://t.co/rMS0mxeeBN
Inside the Milan Expo is our 'refugee pavilion' dedicated to the 51M displaced people of the world. It sits... http://t.co/JB7DuO8LHv
Worker Uses 8,024 Post-It Notes To Turn Boring Office Walls Into Superhero Murals

https://t.co/mf525H6ZqY http://t.co/eapvH0ioWU
Day 10 Syrian Refugee School // A blazing hot day in Zaatari is a great excuse to get photos of our work crew -... http://t.co/DbIBvEJT8P
Just a tease... full blog post tomorrow #balboareservoir #skycar https://t.co/oen4sjOwIM ~@vjon
A little plywood, 2x4s, a parking spot & someone that cares gives a woman a new place to sleep rather than the dirt.
https://t.co/bLlNz1a6Zo
My thoughts on Mountain View City Council not going with the single-company ecosystem pitch by Google: https://t.co/J9I8jB7dDT
The second community meeting to discuss temporary investments to the Francis Scott Key Annex yard will be held on... http://t.co/XwW2yXoKKw
No Moratorium Anywhere #NoHousingHalt #MakeRoom June 2 11 am. take lunch early SF City Hall https://t.co/l8p5M4k6Zz http://t.co/kFqMbdR3gE
"This might look just like a piece of tin sheet, a few rods and pipes aligned as a shelter to you but for me,... http://t.co/OsVcCT1zrd
SF Moderates to give Sonja Trauss "Quality of Life" award tonight at annual fundraiser. http://t.co/uyvE65hWKA
BERKELEY – Special council meeting thursday. Please come and support the downtown plan. http://t.co/52Pe1xwYEz
in SF with "$167,000,000 (SF homeless budget) divided by 6355 homeless = $26,278.50 per person. Why not just... http://t.co/iK14HlUomA
SAN FRANCISCO – 300 units near 3rd and Folsom... http://t.co/3xOcyexv2i
Friends of SFBARF are invited to the South Beach District 6 Democratic Clubs Summer Social. This is almost... http://t.co/2yy2u0ytQW
Join us at the Sunset District Autumn Moon Festival by registering for a booth! The Festival will take place on... http://t.co/PTjJfreQwS
@tmccormick @sleepingtories @houslets you an find more infos and photos on the Facebook page of the @sleepingtories https://t.co/xbox8y6xl0

Aug 01, 15

@tmccormick @sleepingtories I can even imagine that we could cooperate with the Hello Wood TEAM, they are amazing! http://t.co/n6pA6JpfGV

Aug 01, 15

An architect designed workspace engineered just for you http://t.co/R2JAafNmlr #productivity #architecture #design http://t.co/uE4LaEHqrW

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