in

30 Thoughtful Concepts From Industrial Designers And Architects

Thoughtful design concepts created by designers and architects that are helpful in daily lifeThoughtful design concepts created by designers and architects that are helpful in daily life

We should attempt to bring nature, houses, and human beings together in a higher unity” – Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

That is what architects and industrial designers are capable of doing. Not only beautiful things but helpful and thoughtful.

We need them to include everyone and everything around us as a happy unity. The subreddit “Friendly Architecture” shares remarkable design concepts that are friendly concepts for everyone.

Viral Strange has collected 30 pictures of these thoughtful design concepts.

1. This railing on the gazebo in Naples has braille describing the view for blind people. More of this, please.

messyredemptions

2. Public Bench with Pillow

Desire4Gunfire

3. Pool and Water Slide, Egmont Højskolen (“Folk High School”), Western Denmark.

PM_ME_COOKIERECIPES

4. These two coin lockers that are easily accessible in a wheelchair, Austria

PM_ME_COOKIERECIPES

5. Wildlife Overpass, Trans-Canada Highway, Banff National Park, Canada. The 38 passes and fencing have reduced wildlife-vehicle collisions by more than 80%

PM_ME_COOKIERECIPES

6. Homeless bench, Vancouver, Canada

bigredpanda_

7. In Norway, you get a small amount of money for recycling bottles/cans. They’re often collected by poor people, the homeless, etc. A lot of our trash cans have these holders around them, so people don’t have to search through the trash to collect them

beets_or_turnips

8. Parent + Child library carrel, so you can do your research and keep your little one occupied. Fairfield Library, Virginia, USA.

PM_ME_COOKIERECIPES
Advertisement

9. They put rails under the benches in this park so you can always be in the shadow.

jadedcloud

10. Recessed “pause space” for those with ASD providing an opportunity to control the amount of incoming information, UK

PM_ME_COOKIERECIPES

11. Solar park bench with USB charging ports.

dearly_decrpit

12. Turtle Tunnels in Japan, protecting the turtles crossing train tracks and stopping trains from derailing due to turtles!!

p3yeet

13. My childhood doctor’s office has a mini door installed for younger patients

L_Suz

14. These public benches are reversible, so you can choose to look at people or boats.

Tikimanly

15. Green Man+, a card & traffic light system to give people more time to cross at intersections, Singapore

PM_ME_COOKIERECIPES

16. Cover for bicycle saddle, so it doesn’t get wet when it rains

Jezoreczek

17. Bioswale, Seattle WA. (A channel to concentrate, clean, and move stormwater)

PM_ME_COOKIERECIPES

18. Teetertotters Slotted Through the U.S.-Mexico Border Wall by Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello

PM_ME_COOKIERECIPES

19. A bridge providing a bench in the fences in Shanghai

mngrpher

20. Trash cans for cyclists (Blikvanger), Netherlands

PM_ME_COOKIERECIPES

21. Wheelchair resting spot on a long hill. Also, a bench in a pinch.

PM_ME_COOKIERECIPES

22. Wheelchair-friendly sandboxes, various

PM_ME_COOKIERECIPES

23. A duck ramp is something we need more of

Zestavar

24. The Fruit Bus Stops of Nagasaki Prefecture (designed to showcase the agricultural output of the region)

PM_ME_COOKIERECIPES

25. This bench also works as a xylophone. Also, no dividers!

SoManyTimesBefore

26. Wheelchair-accessible gardening. Used for garden therapy, rehab, and hospice. Developed in Douvres-la-Délivrande, France

PM_ME_COOKIERECIPES

27. Crab migration bridge, Christmas Island, Australia

PM_ME_COOKIERECIPES

28. Old City, Jerusalem added 4km of wheelchair-accessible routes in 2019 (and cleared it with UNESCO)

PM_ME_COOKIERECIPES

29. Super-accessible waterfront, Sirens Beach, Greece.

PM_ME_COOKIERECIPES

30. Good news for a change: friendly architecture

PM_ME_COOKIERECIPES

Do you find these concepts thoughtful? Tell us which one of these designs can have the biggest impact on daily life.

Advertisement

Written by Dadadel

CEO of @dadadelcreative® | Advertising & Social Media Agency
Software Engineering graduate • Copywriter • Digital Marketer

Dadadel loves to smile and have a fine bottle of red wine. She is very keen on sarcasm and cats.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *