Slovenian concept hotel lets guests sleep as if they were in space

innovative concept hotel bedArchitecture students at AA Visiting School Slovenia (AAVS) have developed a ‘levitation suit’ that enables the wearer to sleep as if suspended in mid air. The suit was designed so that visitors to Cultural Centre of European Space Technologies (KSEVT) in rural Slovenia can spend the night there. The project was designed to promote “nanotourism” at the new centre.

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1:The suspends guests beneath a web of ropes and pulleys so they can twist and turn into any position while sleeping.

2: AAVS is an experimental teaching and research programme attached to the Architectural Association, London.

3: Nanotourism is a phrase used AAVS to describe “a participatory, locally oriented, bottom-up alternative”

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1: Read the original article on Dezeen.

2: Connect with AAVS on their Facebook page.

3: Learn more about the concept of Nanotourism on AAVS’ website.

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Jeremy Smithhttp://www.jmcsmith.com
Jeremy Smith is the editor and co-founder of Travindy. He is a writer and communications consultant working for a more responsible and sustainable tourism industry. He is the author of two books, writes a fortnightly blog on responsible tourism for World Travel Market, and provides consultancy to a wide range of companies and organisations, ranging from National Parks to individual hotels and tour operators.

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