whitepod eco luxury hotel in switzerland whitepod eco luxury hotel in switzerland
may 01, 2014

whitepod eco luxury hotel in switzerland

whitepod eco luxury hotel in switzerland





in the heart of the swiss alps, an unconventional accommodation experience awaits.  the ‘whitepod eco-luxury hotel‘ situated in les giettes, houses its guests within 15 geodesic dome-shaped tents (10 standard, 5 family) which serve as rooms that are immersed into the natural landscape of the mountains.

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each pod is anchored to a wooden platform that acts as a terrace




each pod is anchored to a wooden platform offering a furnished terrace in which to enjoy the views beyond. standard rooms are furnished with a king-sized bed, fully fitted bathroom with toilet and shower, wood burning stove, kettle and mezzanine floor where an additional single bed can be place; while the family room features the same amenities, its mezzanine has the capacity to hold two extra beds for young children. each pod can comfortably accommodate 2-4 individuals.

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large bay windows allow sunlight to filter through into the rooms




large bay windows allow ample amounts of sunlight to flood through to the interior of each pod, providing a dramatic panoramic backdrop of the surrounding natural context. as a result of its location, the ‘whitepod eco-luxury hotel’ offers a diverse program of outdoor activities for guests to engage in during their stay, offering a nice balance between camping and holiday retreat.

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the pods are set on a wooden terrace which allows guests to stop out and enjoy the view


whitepod eco luxury tent designboom


whitepod eco luxury tent designboom


whitepod eco luxury tent designboom


whitepod eco luxury tent designboom
the interiors bring the ideals of camping the form of a luxury retreat


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a wood burning stove warms the interior


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a mezzanine level accommodates extra sleeping areas


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view of the ‘whitepod eco-luxury hotel’ in its mountainous context


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aerial view

  • suddenly it’s 1964 again!

    dbkii says:
  • muy padres

    JOSE ARIAS says:
  • original y ecologico

    JOSE ARIAS says:
  • If we built something like that here in earthquake country it wouldn’t hurt so much when it fell on us. Actually, the dome that Bucky gave us is one of the most stable structural shapes.

    Ron Smith says:
  • what is the exterior/interior fabric (skin)?

    Rich says:

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