Null Stern Hotel: Using Wasted Spaces To House Travelers On A Budget

Null Stern Hotel: Using Wasted Spaces To House Travelers On A Budget
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Sometimes all you really need is a bed and a roof over your head.

Kat Popiel
  • 26 april 2010

Sometimes all you really need is a bed and a roof over your head. Null Stern Hotel in Teufen, Switzerland gives the cold shoulder to five star hoteliers with their brand, claiming ‘the only star is you’, a seemingly tongue in cheek guffaw at branding in the hospitality industry.  The no frills concept for hotel living is described as an ‘invention’ by Swiss concept artists Frank and Patrik Riklin.  According to the website, the hotel is ‘an art installation in a Swiss nuclear bunker converted into an ‘eco-luxury’ hotel’.  By utilizing local community resources, The Null Stern Hotel work with local business connections to identify wasted real estate locations, inadvertently giving them ‘second life’ by transforming them into lodging facilities.

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