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Kangaroo Hotel / APOLLO Architects & Associates

  • 00:00 - 26 December, 2011
Kangaroo Hotel / APOLLO Architects & Associates
Kangaroo Hotel / APOLLO Architects & Associates, © Masao Nishikawa
© Masao Nishikawa

© Masao Nishikawa © Masao Nishikawa © Masao Nishikawa © Masao Nishikawa + 18

  • Architects

  • Location

    Nihondutumi Taito, Tokyo, Japan
  • Architecture

    Satoshi Kurosaki/APOLLOArchitects & Associates
  • Structure Engineers

    Kenta Masaki
  • Facility Engineers

    Kazuyoshi Takei
  • Structure

  • Construction

    Maekawa Constructions
  • Total Floor Area

    260.91 sqm (83.49 sqm/1F, 36.05 sqm/2F, 86.05 sqm/3F, 5.32 sqm/PH)
  • Area

    260.0 m2
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

Text description provided by the architects. This is a project of a hostel for western backpackers favorably near to Asakusa; one of the most famous sightseeing areas. The owner thinks this neighborhood, massed with old hostels entails innovative functions to meet the globalization which dramatically changed the quality and quantity of visitors. Thus Kangaroo Hotel was made at this time with the concept ; "backpackers hostel".

© Masao Nishikawa
© Masao Nishikawa

On the 1st floor lobby, the internet and a café space are arranged so that travelers can collect information and share public space. The upper floors have minimum rooms for singles and couples. The rooftop is a communication space where travelers can associate and hold events. This Kangaroo Hotel models conventional western dormitories so that both men and women feel free to lodge comfortably.

© Masao Nishikawa
© Masao Nishikawa

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APOLLO Architects & Associates
Cite: "Kangaroo Hotel / APOLLO Architects & Associates" 26 Dec 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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