20 Times Architects Came Up With 'Friendly Architectures' And Astounded Everyone With Their Thoughtfulness

How would you describe good architecture? We know that good architecture may be stunning, welcoming, accessible, and durable. We also know that it may be socially conscious, practical, economical, and sustainable. But what makes it great? By creating a pleasant and positive experience for users and connecting with their emotions, great architecture can make our world a better place. Great design is consequently friendly and thoughtful.
The subreddit Friendly Architecture is devoted to collecting and sharing some of the world's friendliest architectural designs, from homeless benches to solar park benches with USB charging ports. We have collected some of the best designs from this group for you. So, scroll down to check them out and tell us what the first point is in your mind. Through this post, we also want to express our gratitude to these creative designers who are so thoughtful and delicate in coming up with those stuff.
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#1. They put rails under the benches in this park so you can always be in the shadow

Source: shewalkinglikea

#2. Pool and Water Slide, Egmont Højskolen ("Folk High School"), Western Denmark


#3. Homeless bench, Vancouver, Canada

Source: bigredpanda_

#4. Solar park bench with USB charging ports

Source: dearly_decrpit

#5. My childhood doctors office has a mini door installed for younger patients

Source: 23x3

#6. This railing on gazebo in Naples has braille describing the view for blind people

Source: messyredemptions

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

Source: beets_or_turnips

#8. Public bench with pillow

Source: adnansom

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

Source: p3yeet

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


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

Source: Tikimanly

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


#13. Recessed "pause space" for those with ASD providing an opportunity to control the amount of incoming information, UK


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


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


#16. Teetertotters slotted through the U.S.-Mexico border wall by Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello


#17. This rooftop for bicycles so the saddle won't get wet

Source: Vinceconvince

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


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

Source: mngrpher

#20. Trash cans for cyclists (Blikvanger), Netherlands


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