With home prices continue to soar, architects like Fernando Abellanas, are looking for unconventional living spaces that may not look pretty, but definitely work. Called the “Underpass Studio,” this living space located beneath a busy highway in Valencia, Spain, consists of a wooden platform that hangs by a steel frame that grips the bridge’s concrete lip. A hand crank allows you to move the platform from side to side, directly under the bridge to the column where the living space is. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
“Once the Spanish furniture maker who built all of this gets onto the platform and operates the crank, he makes his little space inaccessible to anyone but himself. Much like a treehouse, this hideaway has a whimsical, freeing sense to it,” reports Hi Consumption.