Friday Funny: 15 Mid-Century Modern Death Traps
"The clean lines, the geometric decorative elements, the seamless blending of indoor and outdoor space… I sure do love mid-century modern architecture," says Clare at Projectophile. "Do you know what I love more? My children. And that is why I will never live in my MCM dream home. Because mid-century modern architecture is designed to KILL YOUR CHILDREN. (Also, moderately clumsy or drunk adults)."
Using copious case studies, she documents the three key elements of mid-century modern residential design that pose a serious public safety hazard:
- Open ledges
- Fire, water, and other deaths traps inspired by nature
- Floating stairs