POPULAR TODAY DESIGN

hotello portable hotel room by antonio scarponi + roberto deluca
original content
mar 21, 2013
hotello portable hotel room by antonio scarponi + roberto deluca


‘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
empty shells.

 

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!

 


exploded sketch

 


individual parts of ‘hotello’

 

 


‘hotello’, sketch, 2013

 

 

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication.
see more project submissions from our readers
here.

comments policy
LOG IN VIA
login with designboom
designboom's comment policy guidelines
generally speaking, if we publish something, it's because we're genuinely interested in the subject. we hope you'll share this interest and if you know even more about it, please share! our goal in the discussion threads is to have good conversation and we prefer constructive opinions. we and our readers have fun with entertaining ones. designboom welcomes alerts about typos, incorrect names, and the like.
the correction is at the discretion of the post editor and may not happen immediately.

what if you disagree with what we or another commenter has to say?
let's hear it! but please understand that offensive, inappropriate, or just plain annoying comments may be deleted or shortened.

- please do not make racist, sexist, anti-semitic, homophobic or otherwise offensive comments.
- please don't personally insult the writers or your fellow commenters.
- please avoid using offensive words, replacing a few letters with asterisks is not a valid workaround.
- please don't include your website or e-mail address in your comments for the purpose of self-promotion.
- please respect jury verdicts and do not discuss offensively on the competition results
(there is only one fist prize, and designboom usually asks renown professionals to help us to promote talent.
in addition to the awarded designs, we do feel that almost all deserve our attention, that is why we publish
the best 100-200 entries too.)

a link is allowed in comments as long as they add value in the form of information, images, humor, etc. (links to the front page of your personal blog or website are not okay). unwelcome links (to commercial products or services of others, offensive material etc. ) will be redacted. and, ... yes, spam gets banned. no, we do not post fake comments.

product library