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Hotel do-c Ebisu by Schemata Architects
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Tokyo
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Alexander Zaxarov
May 1, 2019

Schemata Architects has taken a classic capsule hotel – the old fallback for Japanese workers who’d missed the last train home – and renewed the typology's reputation.

°C (Do-C)is a new business launched by nine hours, a company running a capsule hotel chain “9h (nine hours)” in the Tokyo metropolitan area. While the 9h hotels offer a new image of a contemporary capsule hotel by completely redesigning and building new capsules from scratch, the company decided to take a different approach in designing °C and asked architects to renovate an existing capsule hotel.

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Alexander Zaxarov
May 1, 2019

Schemata Architects has taken a classic capsule hotel – the old fallback for Japanese workers who’d missed the last train home – and renewed the typology's reputation.

°C (Do-C)is a new business launched by nine hours, a company running a capsule hotel chain “9h (nine hours)” in the Tokyo metropolitan area. While the 9h hotels offer a new image of a contemporary capsule hotel by completely redesigning and building new capsules from scratch, the company decided to take a different approach in designing °C and asked architects to renovate an existing capsule hotel.

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