LUMIPOD cabin's curved glazed façade immerses visitors in nature
 

LUMIPOD cabin's curved glazed façade immerses visitors in nature

unveiled last year, the first LUMIPOD cabins have been installed at 1,000 meters above sea level in a forest in the french alps. created by french company LUMICENE, the circular tiny houses use the company’s signature windows, wrapping them into a glazed façade that spans five meters in diameter and invites users to enjoy an immersive, unobstructed nature experience.

LUMIPOD cabin's curved glazed façade immerses visitors in nature
images by kevin dolmaire, courtesy of LUMIPOD

 

 

the LUMIPOD focuses on the essentials, presenting a minimalist layout that concentrates on the 180º view. encompassed inside a circle measuring just 5.45 meters in diameter, the pods have been design like a high-end hotel room, perfect for a short stay, including a bedroom, a toilet and shower. the curved LUMICENE window is set in aluminum frames sliding between two rails, allowing the interiors to be opened into the outdoors, abolishing the boundaries.

LUMIPOD cabin's curved glazed façade immerses visitors in nature
the LUMIPOD is equipped with a 5m diameter LUMICENE window made of curved glass

 

 

the LUMIPOD’s structure is made of steel to guarantee the level rigidity required by the LUMICENE window while the outside has been clad in douglas fir that has been charred using a japanese method to keep insects away. inside, light oak joinery and merino wool insulate the interiors while creating a warm atmosphere. prefabricated in france, the cabin can be assembled in two to three days and is perfect for those who want to build a hotel that connects people with nature.

LUMIPOD cabin's curved glazed façade immerses visitors in nature
the LUMIPOD is 5.45m in diameter and 3.25m high

LUMIPOD cabin's curved glazed façade immerses visitors in nature
light oak wood renders the interiors warm and homely

LUMIPOD cabin's curved glazed façade immerses visitors in nature
in a single gesture, the LUMIPOD eliminates the boundary between interior and exterior for an unforgettable experience

LUMIPOD cabin's curved glazed façade immerses visitors in nature
the bathroom is equipped with a sink, toilet and a shower enclosed by a glass wall

LUMIPOD cabin's curved glazed façade immerses visitors in nature
with the glazing closed, the LUMIPOD is a comfortable cocoon yet fully immersed in nature

LUMIPOD cabin's curved glazed façade immerses visitors in nature
an immersive nature experiece

LUMIPOD cabin's curved glazed façade immerses visitors in nature
the curved window can be partially or completely opened

 

 

project info:

 

name: LUMIPOD

comoany: LUMICENE

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