Archaball Sphere

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    Sleeping in a sphere - where's that?

    The ArchaBall spheric tent with ∅ 3,6m at the widest point and ∅ 2,6m at the base offers space for a maximum of 6 beds on 2 levels. Small ladders are helping to get to the second level.

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    A composition of spheres

    These silver coverings had been made for this special event. As a village for overnight stays there were 6 units on the Mont Vully Hill in Switzerland.

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    ArchaBall Village

    After arriving at the ArchaBall Village, there was a larger tent serving the guests as a reception and lounge and also as a breakfast buffet room.

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    ArchaBall

    Because of the textile membranes used inside the bed frames it only takes light camping mats to lie comfortably.

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    ArchaBall

    Because of the large skylight with ∅ 130cm it is bright during the day and you can see the stars at night.

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    ArchaBall

    There are of course many other use cases for these spheric tents like kiosks, infodesks or market stand.

The Archaball tents were initially designed for overnight stays.

They served as lodging units during the Swiss national exposition Expo02 and were located on Mont Vully, overseeing three lakes. Although it is a rather small room, there is enough space for luggage, shoes and a wardrobe.

The sphere is convertible for example with a double bed and accessories, for romantic nights, or for living in a small space.

Archadom Niethammer • Emmentalstr. 139d • CH-3414 Oberburg i.E. • Schweiz • Tel/Fax +41-34-423 11 50 • .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)