luxury mobile homes + offices by marchi
luxury mobile homes + offices by marchi luxury mobile homes + offices by marchi
oct 13, 2011

luxury mobile homes + offices by marchi

the ‘elemment palazzo’ luxury mobile home by marchi

complete automation and transformable interior furniture define the ‘palazzo’, a bespoke mobile home by vienna-based luxury vehicle manufacturers marchi as part of the company’s ‘elemment’ series.

measuring 38 feet long and 13.5 feet tall, each craft in the ‘elemment’ series is based on the aerodynamic vehicle and trailer cab design proposed by german industrial designer luigi colani, helping them to attain a 20% increase in fuel efficiency. an automatically controlled gangway offers entrance to each vehicle.

in the ‘elemment palazzo’ mobile home, the coach includes a master bedroom, lounge, and combined bathroom across two floors. while the design of each vehicle is largely determined by each client, common elements include hardwood floors, a full-length rooftop skylight along the bar, and height-adjustable bar and seating. a slide-out compartment increases the interior space by 80% when the mobile home is parked. a 20-square-meter ‘sky lounge’ rises from the top of the vehicle with the push of a button, equipped with an under-the-floor heater, misting system, AV controls,  and bar.

set-up, dismantling, and climate, temperature, and lighting controls are visible and executable via a central touchscreen control program. glow-in-the-dark paint is used to create custom stylings or design on the vehicle’s exterior, visible only in proper light conditions.

full exterior view of the vehicle with gangway extended

interior view upon entering lounge

additional view of lounge, including the height-adjustable bar and seating at right

master bedroom

additional view

full exterior view, with size comparison

interior floor plan, front of vehicle at right

the company has also announced two new designs in the ‘elemment series’: a ‘VIP shuttle‘ for business use and customizable  ‘promotion vehicle‘.

interior view of the ‘VIP shuttle’ mobile office

via dvice

  • gold filigree?

    dbkii says:
  • Bleah!

    Lucar says:
  • For the kind of $$$ this must cost, it should at least fly. And float. Oh, and become a submersible as well.

    agastgurrl says:
  • Winebago on steroïds ! Love !!

    Jean-Pierre Pérusse says:
  • yes we need more gas guzzlers!

    beepee says:
  • Yes . . . Giulio is right . . . this design is derivative. Enjoyed looking at Luigi Colani’s trucks more . . . they look like “real world” attempts to re-configure truck design.

  • Dope design! Luxurious! I would could see myself riding in that comfortably!

    katie k says:
  • If Colani were dead, he´d probably turn in his grave!!!

    imsure says:
  • Naa Jean-Pierre, not a Winnebago on steroids–
    —- this is what a genu-ine whorehouse on wheels should look like , complete with the mirror above the bed

    wwwillem says:
  • Android Winnebago…love it!
    Now a compartment for the horses at the rear and a configuration of the internal space and you have potentially a large market to sell to!

    finitetraveller says:
  • So tacky … is that a gilt mirror over the bed?

    pete says:
  • It’s an earlier version of a StormTrooper

    styles says:
  • for all those tacky flashy rappers: jay z, p diddy, rick rose and the like…

    el man says:
  • god i wish i had the $$$ to waste on something this horrific. Everything about this is just plain bad.
    Everything about this is expected.

    Doylem says:
  • umm… it says right in the article that the design is influenced by colani….

    anyway it probably needs to be… surely this is not the most fuel-efficient thing on the planet, but can you even imagine what it would be like without the “20% increase in fuel efficiency” of his aerodynamics?

    rio rio rio says:
  • It is a Colani design, not a copy. I would like to see a driver’s view and cockpit pictures.

    Designs By Tuttle says:
  • Maybe I misread another discussion on this. I thought I read somewere the Colani consulted on this project.

    Designs By Tuttle says:
  • this is a good project

    kiki says:
  • Now THAT is one fantastic design for a mobile home / office / dressing room, what ever.

    javaman jakarta Indonesia says:
  • the scaling is wrong…but the concept is great

    iLoveDesign says:
  • if i had the money to buy this i would definitely… fly first class.

    dennis says:
  • money and good taste are very different things! That’s so “nouveau-rich” it makes me sick. Will one wear a zebra-pattern robe and paint her toenails gold?

    think! says:

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