TuboHotel | T3arc

TuboHotel designed by T3arc, The idea came when we built Cafe Five, where we saw the need to adopt an inexpensive room for users. In our search for solutions, we found Desparkhotel, the work of the architect Andreas Strauss in 2006, using recycled concrete pipes for hotel rooms.

photography by © Luis Gordoa

Our client decided to make a hotel with the same characteristics as the Desparkhotel on a ground that is located on the outskirts of Tepoztlan, with excellent panoramic views of the Sierra del Tepozteco. Located in a wooded setting of unusual features, the surrounding environment provides a unique natural environment and for our project.

photography by © Luis Gordoa

The goal was to have the ability to build a fast and affordable hotel that offered to lodge for Tepoztlan tourist. With a projection of 20 rooms, we began building the first modules. Unlike the hotel of Andreas Strauss, we place the rooms (tubes) in three modules to harness the ground as possible as much as possible.
Our office was commissioned to do a general plan and build the first module 3 tubocretos then Tubohotel administration was responsible for building the remaining modules. The order of the tubes is random with respect to the topography. Construction took place over a period of 3 months.

photography by © Luis Gordoa

Project Info:
Architects: T3arc
Location: Tepoztlán, Morelos, Mexico
Area: 220.0 m2
Project Year: 2010
Photographs: Luis Gordoa
Project Name: TuboHotel

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