A billboard to home the homeless
- 03 Jul
A Slovakian design agency has developed a new living space that fits into the triangle created by adjacent billboards.
The home will measure just over 18 sq meters however will contain all of the elements of modern urban living. The walls are wooden, the radiator hangs vertically and all the fittings and floors are white. The bed is at the rear of the property making it the furthers point from the main road, reports the Guardian.
"Every home has its advantages and disadvantages," says Matej Nedorolík of Design Develop, the Slovakian agency that has come up with idea. The billboards' electricity powers the house, which sits on stilts. The shower is built into one of the angles.
Nedorolík, 26, works as a business partner at a spa in the city of Banská Bystrica. He and his colleagues at Design Develop are all recent graduates. "Project Gregory", as they have named this initiative, was the brainchild of a friend who came up with the design for his final degree, and wishes to remain anonymous.
So have any triangular homes been commissioned? "Not yet," says Nedorolík. "We are waiting to see if there is interest from investors because our company hasn't got money. We need some kind of human that wants to invest in this project."
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