‘hotello’ portable hotel room by antonio scarponi + roberto deluca
the 20th century left vast, abandoned, spaces in our cities – warehouses, factories, military barracks have been built and
abandoned in a relatively short period of time. now, the contemporary city is elaborating new strategies to re-inhabit these
designed by antonio scarponi in collaboration with visual artist roberto deluca for the swiss firm daskonzept,
‘hotello’, the 4 sqm unit is conceived to temporarily inhabit the empty lofts of the contemporary city. packed into a trunk,
the portable space contains all the necessary elements needed to work and rest. it consists of a metal structure that supports
a translucent and sound absorbent curtain. the volume can also be combined and aggregated in different configurations.
‘hotello’ will be presented at during milan design week 2013 at fabbrica del vapore from april 9th-14th.
the portable dwelling can be packed into a trunk for easy transportation
the privacy walls are composed of curtains
a bed and workspace are the main furnishings of the portable hotel room
‘hotello’ stored in a trunk unassembled
the entire contents of the room packed into a red trunk!
individual parts of ‘hotello’
‘hotello’, sketch, 2013