There is no denying the fact that most old people are not as nimble or strong as they had been in their youth; thus, they might need special equipment to help them walk and move around. Modifications in their homes are often in order not just to help them get in and out of the house but also to move from one floor to another.
This is where the shaft-less elevator can come handy. Of course, it is not just for old people but it is quite the ideal equipment to add to a home with elderly adults.
Because the elevator does not have a shaft, it would be a good option for any type of home with an upper/lower floor – one only has to make sure that there are no kids who could accidentally fall off the hole or get crushed under the elevator when it is going down. Due to these safety concerns, this type of elevator is not ideal for homes with small kids.
But can you just imagine how great this elevator would be in your home? Getting up and down to another level would be a breeze! Or if you had to carry a heavy object upstairs or downstairs, you simply have to place it inside your personal elevator, granted that it would fit inside, of course.
Not only is this elevator great for homes with old people, it can also perfect for those with differently abled residents since this can help them get to another level without the need for stairs.
With a capacity of 250kg, this would surely come handy for many homes.
While many argue that this type of addition can make people lazy because they no longer have to use stairs, there is no denying the fact that this might not be for everyone but could surely be very useful in many homes!
What do you think?
Shaft-Less Elevator Fits Into Any Home.
MUCH nicer than the stair climbing chairs.
Posted by Look4Design on Monday, April 18, 2016
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Mom Thinks Of A Genius Way To Entertain Her Baby While Doing Her Chores
Babies are such a joy to have. A home becomes brighter and lovelier whenever there is a new baby. The brightness they bring is because of a lot of reasons, it may be because of their smiles, or the way they babble.
Most of the time, though, it is because of the funny and cute things they do. Just like this little tike who found a way to help her mom juggle her multitasking. Ideas Fun shares this adorable story.
This smart toddler’s mom owns a Roomba, it is a robotic vacuum that is designed to zoom across the floor going under furniture and other fixtures to clean daily dust. Along with the daily specks of dust comes loose pet hair, crumbs, and other little dirt that may be harmful to babies when eaten.
Apparently, along with the Roomba, comes the baby! Yes, this baby’s mom found a genius way to entertain her baby while doing her daily chores.
Just look how this baby seems to be enjoying being carried and swept on the floor by the Roomba.
The baby did not even wince when it seemed that they were about to bump the wall.
Just watch them go on the floor. This baby is going to grow up smart, that’s for sure.
Watch the adorable video below:
What is Roomba?
Roomba was made to help people with the never-ending cleaning tasks. It is designed to clean everyday dirt that is prone to building up when not taken care of.
Dirt like pet hair, crumbs, dirt, and daily dust are Roomba’s targets. It is a circular robotic vacuum that glides through the floor. It has sensors that allow it to move away from walls and furniture legs.
It also has a sensor to know the edge of the stairs so it can change direction before it falls. And best of all, it apparently is a good tool to entertain your toddler, too!
“The Green Heart of Bogota” is The World’s Greatest Vertical Garden
How would you like to live in a building as refreshing as this to look at?
The smell of fresh air, the swaying green leaves that somehow waves at you, and the joy it brings that reminds you of the beauty of the things around you…….
Be ready to be amazed with this World’s Best!
An 11-storey-building covered with over 33 square feet of plants situated in the middle of Bogota, Colombia, is known to be the largest vertical garden in the world.
Famously known today as “The Green Heart of Bogota”, Edificio Santalaia was the result of the “green” minds of the Spanish designers, Paisajismo Urbano and Columbian company, Groncol.
After 8 months of tidious planning and another 8 months of hard work, the “State of the Art” vertical garden was finished in December of 2015, and had given a new meaning to the vital role of the plants in the lives of mankind.
The selection of plants totaling 115,000 of 10 species and 5 different families in the World’s Best and Largest Vertical Garden, was the product of careful assemblage of the plants, chosen by Ignacio Solano, the head of Paisajismo Urbano, together with his troupe along their journey to Colombia’s Choco rainforest. The plants were chosen in such a way that they appear homochromatic to achieve that neutral look.
Paisajismo shared, “THE SELECTION OF THE SPECIES IS FUNDAMENTAL IN THIS TYPE OF GARDENS, SINCE THE BIODIVERSITY IN A VERTICAL ECOSYSTEM ALLOWS THE INTERACTION BETWEEN THE SPECIES THAT FORM IT, BOTH PLANTS AND MICROORGANISMS.”
“THE LARGE SURFACE AREA INVOLVED WAS AN ADDITIONAL DIFFICULTY COMPARED TO OTHER VERTICAL GARDENS SINCE IT INVOLVED THE USE OF A GREATER NUMBER OF PLANTS,” HE ADDED.
Taking into consideration the great variety of plants used in the garden, irrigation was by far, the greatest challenge that Solano and his collaborators had taken into account. This made the adjustment of the chemical parameters of the water and its nourishment a serious matter until Paisajismo Urbano ended up using 40 irrigation sectors that were automatically controlled depending on humidity and solar radiation. It was also set-up in such a way that water flowing from the living walls of the building and the wastewater from the residents were recycled.
The world’s largest vertical garden was not built for merely aesthetics but for a greater significance to human kind, according to Paisajismo Urbano.
Their website stated, “A vertical garden of this size is capable of producing the oxygen needed by more than 3,100 people a year, processing about 775 kilograms of heavy metals , filtering more than 2,000 tons of harmful gases and catching more than 400 kilograms of dust”.
The carbon dioxide emitted by the plants compensate the carbon among 700 people and filters the air for the PMm emissions of 745 vehicles.
The green foliage also helps diminish the heat inside the building on Summer seasons and lessens the usage of air condition units.
Girl’s Glamorous Photo with Messy Bedroom Background Goes Viral
A girl who looks like she’s getting ready for a prom has recently gone viral – not because of her glamorous photo but because of her rather messy room! In fairness to this young lady, she does looks gorgeous and sexy in that shot but the sultry siren effect was damaged by her topsy turvy turf. Ooops!
The girl posted the photo on Twitter, with the caption, “Going to dinner because I needed an excuse to wear this.” Some rather helpful netizens actually commented good things about the snapshot.
For instance, one girl pointed out a pair of black heels among the clutter, saying that those would actually look better with the dress than the one she’s wearing.
But while many were impressed with her beauty and her dress, they weren’t too excited about the mess behind her – and they just couldn’t help but react to the photo!
One reacted rather kindly, Photoshopping the picture to edit out the mess and put her in a neat, lovely room, instead. But we’re quite sure that if this girl didn’t post the photo of her in a glam dress amid that clutter, the snapshot would have just gone down the bowels of Twitter as yet another ‘ordinary’ photo.
Indeed, glamorous snapshots have become rather common especially because many people try to outdo each other on social media.
But intentional or not, this girl had just gotten the world’s attention. As weird as it might sound, while she would long be remembered as ‘that pretty girl with the messy room’, she’d actually gotten a lot of attention (and possibly more Twitter followers) from netizens – and that’s something that many people wish to achieve these days…
What ‘hidden’ objects can you find in the girl’s room?
Hmmmmmm. Someone actually suggested that there’s a mouse near the dresser! Eeeeeek.
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