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2018

Good Design Award

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Award-winning item
capsule hotel [9h (ninehours) Takebashi]
Business Owner
nine hours. Inc + COSMOS INITIA Co.,Ltd
Category
Construction/space design/sign system for commercial facilities
Company
nine hours.Inc (Japan)
COSMOS INITIA Co.,Ltd. (Japan)
Award Number
18G120988
Outline of Good Design Award winners
Outline of Good Design Award winners 2018

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Outline

Resetting a day, from one day to the next, needs three basic actions: take a shower, sleep, and get yourself dressed. We simply replace these actions with the time spent: one hour + seven hours + one hour. Based on this most straightforward concept of staying in a hotel, ninehours offers ideally simple urban stay.nine hours Takebashi is located on the side of the Imperial Palace.there is "Running station"on the first floor,runners can use shower facility, complimentary bath amenities and all the necessities for running can be rented.We suppose various ways of using / staying in urban life and the relationship with the city.All capsules are placed towards the voids inside the building, aiming at "capsules directly exposed to the city"

Producer

nine hours. Inc + COSMOS INITIA Co.,Ltd.

Director

nine hours. Inc + COSMOS INITIA Co.,Ltd.

Designer

Concept&Product design, Fumie Shibata + Sign & Graphic design, Masaaki Hiromura + Architectural design, Akihisa Hirata (akihisa hirata architecture office)

More information

https://ninehours.co.jp/takebashi/

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