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Floating Sleeping Capsules to Provide Overnight Transport to Dutch-Themed Japanese Amusement Park

16:20 - 8 March, 2017
Floating Sleeping Capsules to Provide Overnight Transport to Dutch-Themed Japanese Amusement Park , The capsules will slowly float 3.75 miles to the island overnight
The capsules will slowly float 3.75 miles to the island overnight

It’s an age old question: How do you transport visitors to your Dutch-themed Amusement Park located four miles off the coast of Japan while also providing them with a place to sleep under the night sky?

Okay, age-old it isn’t – but it was the scenario facing the Huis Ten Bosch theme park in Sasebo, Japan, who recently acquired a 420,000 square-foot-island off the coast of the Nagasaki Prefecture. Their proposed solution? A fleet of floating capsules capped with a glass-roofed sleeping chamber that will slowly float overnight to the island housing new adventure-type attractions.

Kuhon-ji Buddhist Temple / Furuichi and Associates

19:00 - 24 May, 2016
Kuhon-ji Buddhist Temple  / Furuichi and Associates, © Hiroshi Ito
© Hiroshi Ito

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I-House / Architecture Show

01:00 - 5 August, 2014
I-House / Architecture Show, © Toshihisa Ishii
© Toshihisa Ishii

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