luxury shipping container hotel in china
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dec 02, 2012
luxury shipping container hotel in china


‘Xiang Xiang Pray House’ by beijing tonghe shanzhi landscape design, xhanxi province, china
all images courtesy of beijing tonghe shanzhi

 

 

we continue our reportage of shipping containers and their use in architecture, where they have been increasingly applied in the use of hotel
accommodations. following the previously covered bed and breakfast in majorca by espai fly, the ‘xiang xiang pray house’ located in the rural
village of nan dazhan cun and designed by chinese firm tonghe shanzhi landscape design provides another high-quality facility in a vastly
different environment spanning 5000 m2 using similar building methods. consisting of a compilation of 35 individual shipping containers,
the five star hotel benefits from the advantages of using the prefabricated modules, saving 60% of water and concrete in the construction,
producing only 30% of the normal waste, and is painted in environmental water paint. the lodge contains 21 individual rooms with a choice of
either a 20-foot or 40-foot container, along with a lobby, restaurant, event space and patio areas where tea ceremonies are held with live traditional
chinese music.

 

 

luxury shipping container hotel china
individual containers are placed on site, conected by paved walkways

 

 

luxury shipping container hotel china
integrated decorations in the container walls

 

 

luxury shipping container hotel china
a double bed room  in a standard shipping container size

 

 

luxury shipping container hotel china
restaurant and bar made from two fused containers

 

 

luxury shipping container hotel china
event space used to hold tea ceremonies

 

 

luxury shipping container hotel china

 

 

luxury shipping container hotel china
lobby

 

 

luxury shipping container hotel china
windows cut into the metal walls of the containers

 

 

luxury shipping container hotel china

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