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Kanye West reportedly tried to sell SF investors on 'Star Wars'-inspired housing for homeles

• https://www.sfgate.com, By Eric Ting

es, Tatooine. As in the desert planet from "Star Wars" where Banthas, Jawas and Tusken Raiders roam the lands.

A recent Forbes cover story revealed that West is working with a small team to design "prefabricated structures that sport the same austere aesthetic" as Luke Skywalker's iconic Tatooine home from the first "Star Wars" movie, with "the goal of deploying them as low-income housing units."

West took the author of the story to an undisclosed location somewhere in the woods of California, and showed him three structures "that look like the skeletons of wooden spaceships."

"They're the physical prototypes of his concept, each oblong and dozens of feet tall, and West leads me inside each one," the author writes. "He tells me they could be used as living spaces for the homeless, perhaps sunk into the ground with light filtering in through the top."

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