Modern day cities are all concrete and packed with people. Living spaces are shrinking and there doesn’t seem to be enough space for everyone who comes to stay in cities. This has forced designers and architectural firms to come up with out of the box ideas, which make sure that all the available space is utilized in an intelligent way. Billboards are used for advertising and these free standing structures are seen in many cities around the world. This form of advertisement is being clubbed with housing of late. Installing such a setup is a cheap way of coming up with new housing areas and also generating extra bucks from advertisements. Below is a list of five creative billboard houses to help owners generate extra income.
Billboard House by Apostrophy
Billboard House by Apostrophy is a great blend of housing and outer media. The design has a trailer base and the multistory setup rests nicely on it. The presence of solar cells makes good use of the solar energy, giving it eco friendly traits. The advertisement platform has everything that will provide the basic comfort of a dwelling. The slim triangle design has two faces. One side has been fitted with a tri-vision billboard, while the other features Thai-styled panels that are movable. One can set these panels in different ways, which in turn gives birth to different shapes. The available space has been used in a great way and all the surfaces have been exploited well. The design features a kitchen, bathroom, pantry and home theater, which have been placed in a linear fashion. Billboard House has a flexible design and its set up can be changed as per a user’s whims and fancies.
Recycled Billboard Housing
Freestanding billboard spaces are about to get an all new face in the form of Billboard Housing, which has been made from salvaged billboard materials. The awe-amazing concept is a brainchild of Nocturnal Design Labs and looks like curved shell. The eco house has highly functional and user-friendly interiors, which will bow down to all the basic needs of an individual. The prefab building prototype has a planned layout and sun paths. Even the wind patterns were kept in mind, which is quite appreciable. The unique and dynamic shape is a result of all such factors, which were kept in mind while designing Billboard Housing. The structure is portable and will unfurl great views as well. The clever design ensures that the user gets the privacy he needs.
The Billboard House by Front Architects
If you like to live in a modern yet crazy house, then the Billboard House by Front Architects from Poland will leave you impressed. The domestic living space not only utilizes every corner in an ingenious way but is also fully self sustaining. The roof of the unit can be wedged with solar panels or a wind turbine, which will produce energy the natural way. The whole structure is supported by the presence of a central mast and can be installed in a variety places. From meadows to lakes, enjoy living in above a variety of ground conditions, thanks to the Billboard House by Front Architects.
Houses Turned into Billboards for Free Mortgage
How about paying your house mortgage by turning your sweet dwelling into a billboard? The brilliant idea has been conceived by an advertising firm named Adzookie, which will pay the owners for turning their home into a colorful advertisement platform. The advertisement concept is a creative idea, which will attract people by the money they get in return when the face of their house is painted. But before you get lured by the idea, make sure you own the house and are ready to turn it into a billboard for a minimum three months.
Billboard House by Cleanroom
Free standing advertisement billboard structures will be converted into housing units by a firm named Cleanroom. The housing units, named OARP, will be placed on a pedestal, which will keep the billboard home above the urban landscape. The design comprises of a container that measures 2400 square feet. The dwelling comprises of two stories that can be accessed through stairs and an elevator. The residents will be secure and will feel like home inside the container. The placement of the unit will unfurl beautiful views of the surroundings and will receive a lot of natural light. The Billboard Structure or ORAP by Cleanroom will generate advertising revenues as well as provide shelter to families.