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SCADpad is a Micro Dwelling Community
Affordable urban housing poses a sticky wicket in areas where prime real estate is scarce. SCADPad is a micro-housing experiment created by students and professors at Savannah College of Art and Design in Atlanta poses a solution: Repurpose old parking lots into tiny house communities.
The project, which includes three living spaces, each the size of a standard parking space, unveiled in 2014. Since that time, a few enhancements were made based on feedback from the SCADPad community.Continue to 2 of 4 below.
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SCADPad Asian Gets a New Look
SCADPad “Asia,” was refreshed with updates that maximized square footage.
The unit's space hogging floor bed was replaced with a room opening loft bed. It created space for a small living area. The micro home's wooden draws with rope handles is an equally bright idea that transformed wasted vertical space into useful storage.Continue to 3 of 4 below.
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SCADPad: Bubble Lounge
SCADPad's common space was also spruced up. A favorite addition is a retro-inspired lounge that features three acrylic bubble swings. When swung they trigger a machine that blows bubbles.Continue to 4 of 4 below.
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SCADPad: Idea Space
When you live in a pint-sized pad, common space is necessary. Not only does it give you a place to straight your legs, but it also allows you to connect easily with others. The Idea Space is a communal area that allows SCADPad residents to do just that. The seating areas were thoughtfully designed to encourage interaction.