Decaux invented the automatic public toilets, placed on the sidewalks of our cities. As we learn from Springwise.com, a Russian company has just invented the Sleepbox, a self contained cabin designed to offer its occupants a totally isolated place to rest, in a very lively environement such as an airport.
Dimensions : 1.4 m wide, 2 m long, 2.3 m high. Inside : a bed, whose linens are changed automatically, luggage space, electrical outlets, WiFi and a LCD screen. Access will be charged of course : the designers suggest something between 15 dollars an hour and 50 dollars a night.
This "rest cabin" is especially designed for airports, railway stations and airlines that may want to install them in their airport lounges. A first Sleepbox was newly installed at the Sheremetyevo Airport in Moscow. A hotel made entirely of Sleepbox should come to life also in Moscow in 2012.
A similar concept, the Napcab, already exists at the Munich Airport, Terminal 2, is H32
This is an automatic translation of an article originally written in French
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