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Tiny houses, huge opportunity: Baltimore’s Civic Works trains young adults in construction - Zint Design
Three years ago, the only experience James Knight had in construction was building basketball hoops out of crates in his East Baltimore neighborhood. Yet this summer, the assistant construction supervisor for Civic Works found himself cutting space for a front door and hanging windows on a 154-square-foot house perched on a metal trailer — and then teaching other young men and women how to do the same. “It’s just like building a house from the ground up,” Knight, 25, says as he surveys his team’s progress. “The hardest part will be the metal roof because of its angle. That’s one