arch group: sleepbox mobile hotel rooms
arch group: sleepbox mobile hotel rooms arch group: sleepbox mobile hotel rooms
feb 03, 2013

arch group: sleepbox mobile hotel rooms

‘sleepbox’ by arch group, moscow, russiaimage courtesy of arch group



hours of wasted time and stress in transient periods during travel may soon be completely erased with the new ‘sleepbox‘ mobile hotel room conceptby russian practice arch group. the short-stay sleeping unit is ideal for just about any location where people may find themselves in need of rest withoutthe time or ability to hunt down an available location – airports, railroad stations, exhibition centers, shopping centers, and even outdoors if the weatherpermits. at 4 square meters, the installation can fit just about anywhere and instantly becomes an added feature with its modular characteristic and ability for customization.


each autonomous room contains nearly all the comforts of home: a bed, fold out table, built-in alarm and intercom, wifi router, LED mood lights, safe-depositbox, touchscreen TV, tinting windows, an automated payment system, and electrical sockets, and are available in either MDF, metal, or glass-reinforced plasticwith one, two, or three beds. the first prototype installed in sheremetyevo airport received so much success that the concept is now being commercialized with the ambition to spread around the world, offering a safe comfortable place to leave your possessions or catch some rest before setting off on your journey.



first prototype installed in the airportimage courtesy of arch group

MDF structure with ash-tree veneerimage courtesy of arch group



image courtesy of arch group

backside of the structure, identifiable with a number image courtesy of arch group

image courtesy of arch group

two-bunk interiorimage courtesy of arch group

images courtesy of arch group

built-in beds and fixtures for storageimages courtesy of arch group

images courtesy of arch group

view from the top of the unitimage courtesy of arch group

lights and windows provide ample lighting, with retractable screens for privacyimage courtesy of arch group

drawer detail does not intrude into the compact spaceimage courtesy of arch group



alternative sleepbox room, with different facade and interior optionsimages courtesy of sleepbox



the architects have also shared with us images of the first sleepbox hotel in tverskaya that covers 800 square meters over four levels with their individual units. the ground floor contains reception, a digital interactive information zone (with maps and ipads), lobby, and private lockers. restrooms and showers are located on each floor, separate to the rooms and fixed to the host structure itself, while maintaining the particular aesthetic of the project.



(left) reception desk(right) typical unitimage © sleepbox



interactive information zoneimage © sleepbox



hallway with roomsimage © sleepbox



row of units in a designed atmosphere to match the aesthetic of the sleepboximage © sleepbox

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