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© Akihiro Yoshida/9h
© Nacása & Partners Inc.
© Nacása & Partners Inc.
© Nacása & Partners Inc.
© Nacása & Partners Inc.
© Nacása & Partners Inc.
© Nacása & Partners Inc.
© Nacása & Partners Inc.
© Nacása & Partners Inc.
Erected on a six-metre-wide city-centre site, this capsule hotel sets new standards for what is a typically Japanese form of accommodation. The name, “9h Hotel”, indicates the recommended duration of stay, namely nine hours: seven for sleep and an hour each for showering and grooming. The 1.20 x 2.34 m plastic sleeping capsules are no larger than standard cells of this kind, but here the design is both functional and aesthetic.