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spamroom: plus one berlin hotel room
jul 27, 2012
spamroom: plus one berlin hotel room


 
‘plus one berlin’ hotel room by spamroom


spamroom
is a berlin-based architecture and design studio that has refurbished the ‘plus one berlin’ interior as an alternative to a standard hotel room.
the multi-purpose space combines different elements and materials to reflect its surroundings of the creative, raw and surprising neighbourhood
of neukoelln. the project re-uses and showcases salvaged materials in its design the avoidance of dividers, where the search for flexibility
and the multiplicity of uses of the elements have influenced the design process.


view of the main space


as the 30sq meter space is small, the shape of the units has been kept simple and functional so they can be used in multiple ways and to allow 
maximum usage. the main unit can be used as a cabinet for clothes, as a storage unit and also as a kitchenette. the unit utilizes a collage of new 
plywood and salvaged panel doors and old parquet floor boards, which have been re-worked and altered to fit their new use. it changes its 
orientation and the shape and type of its openings depending on the relationship with the areas it serves. the lighting in the main space is either 
restored brass lamps or custom-made lamps made out of old copper pipes, shaped depending on the spot that they have to light. 
 

view of the storage unit from main space

storage converts to kitchenette unit

detail kitchenette: materiality diversity


side lamps in bed from recycled copper pipes


bathroom: composition of black and white matt mosaic tiles

plan


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