2019 shortlists

℃ (Do-C) Gotanda
by Jo Nagasaka/Schemata Architects

This capsule hotel designed by Jo Nagasaka/Schemata Architects provides both sauna facilities and accommodation.

Located in one of Tokyo's red light districts, spaces were created by completely overhauling the interiors of the building, which was previously also a capsule hotel. The existing capsules remain as whilst the former public bath in the basement was renovated and turned into a sauna and shower room.

Existing wallpaper was removed and newly built walls were left unfinished to create a contrast between the existing capsule units and the bare interior.

Designer: Jo Nagasaka/Schemata Architects
Project:℃ (Do-C) Gotanda
Shortlisted for: Hotel and short stay interior

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