ÖÖD promises that in eight hours anyone can build up their own pre-fabricated house or even start an accommodation business similar to airbnb. the concept, born in estonia, introduces the ÖÖD house / hotel room as a well-designed, mini dwelling offering a compact but comfortable 200 square feet space composed of a bed, kitchenette and bathroom.


image here and above © anton toomere

 

 

each rectangular unit is finished with mirrored and insulated privacy glass allowing it to reflect views of the surrounding environment, the sky- no matter the location. other features that promote the comfort and attraction to the ÖÖD dwellings is the heated flooring, WIFI, large TV touch screen and bose sound system. lastly, with the pre-fabricated element, each unit is delivered as it is and can also be sold on as a complete set.


glass façade promotes views and light no matter the location
image © ÖÖD


the compact but open plan layout offers a custom bed, kitchenette and shower
image © ÖÖD


other features include heated flooring, LED lighting and WIFI
image © ÖÖD


in eight hours, the unit can be ready for use
image © ÖÖD


the reflective envelope was created to let it blend with all surroundings
image © maris tomba


ööd hotel rooms are for short-term accommodation and intended for the airbnb and booking.com markets
image © maris tomba


the unit can be resold as a complete set
image © maris tomba

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  • Please know that these mirrored structures are death traps for birds. They fly into the side of the structures believing that they are flying into unobstructed space, and die upon impact. As seductive as the aesthetic may be, I’m sure that the architects and clients are unaware of the lethal hazard created by these designs.

    William Green Architecture says:
  • Anybody setting up for a@@bnb and b@@king.com probably doesn’t give a fly fack about birds.
    2. Utility hook ups? Municipal permits/approvals? Who cares? Set up, run for a month or two or more before getting shut down. Its the wild west all over again.

    Gordon says:
  • An elegant concept –IF WE LIVED IN A WORLD WITHOUT BIRDS! It’s ironic, it blends into the environment so as to not disturb, and then kills the inhabitants of the environment with its elegance. Think of the carnage. Think of its impact for those that are near water; as Peregrine Falcons can dive at speeds of 200mph, Trumpeter Swans can weigh-in at 30lbs and ducks can travel in flocks that exceed 100 birds.

    This dwelling represents yet another step that our civilization has taken.

    Jan M Jancourt says:

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