Concrete Pipe Hotel

concrete pipe hotel

I had fond memories of my primary school, where abandoned concrete pipes like these would lie around in the field. We would climb onto it, in it, skip around it, hide in it. The thick, solid pipe seemed like an impregnable fortress – while we shared jokes and secrets within the echo-y walls. Perhaps the designer went to a similar school too!

This is a ho(s?)tel in Austria, designed by art college graduate Andreas Strauss. Organized into clusters of threes, they nestle in green fields beside the Danube River. Facilities like shower, bar and cafeteria are in a central location. The hotel currently works on an honor system – you leave behind however much you think is fair for the duration of your stay.

Now I”m just wondering – is there a little big plug that’d cap the sky-hole should there be rain?

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12 comments so far

  1. Duward Bare on

    Those concrete hotels look like “Bomb Shelters” to me.. The kind that so many people burried in their back yard early in the cold war. It was for their defence to have one in case of an atomic bomb.

  2. R.L. Diddlitarian on

    SOOOO AWESOME GUYS!

    I would rather enjoy sleeping in a Concrete Tube. Reminds me of where I live now, a concrete tube! Props to the genius who thought this up, Im sure he is living in a concrete tube as well. The first thing I would do if I stayed at this hotel would be to take a number one and two in my tube room because I do that everyday in the concrete tube I am living in right now.

    SHOOT SOME COKE INTO MY COCK AND BUST NUTZ

  3. sunych on

    I hope these rooms will not roll upside down!
    i kid, i kid – they look cosy, i’d spend a night in it with my girlfriend:)

  4. R.L. Diddlitarian on

    sunych i believe what you meant to say was ‘boyfriend:)’ for the following 3 reasons

    1)mmm cosy thats super u guys!

    2)rolling up side down so your boyfriends penis doesnt slip out of your sin-hole.

    3)mmmm thats just SUPER!!!!!

    PISS AND SHIT DIPES!

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  7. martski on

    Really that just says it all really after a rather normal comment at the start. A flood of comments from arseholes talking out of thier arseholes who are obviously in the closet themselves!
    Proof indeed that arseholes still prevail on this planet..

    • Andi on

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  8. Anonymous on

    concrete pipes are expensive ,around $3000 for a 2000 x 1400,and weigh nearly 5000kg.Is there a suggested short cut for house-cabin application

  9. Jim on

    Can you say ‘Radon’?


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