M-Hotel By Tim Pyne

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We are longtime fans of UK architect Tim Pyne, one of the prefab pioneers with his lovely M-House. Now he has gone multi-unit with his M-Hotel proposal. The 500 square foot units plug into a steel frame "a bit like Corb did at the Unite" - I think it looks more like my Kenner Girder and Panel building set.
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Tim sees it as a temporary use for 7-10 years and then it can be broken down and taken away when the land-owners have a higher and better use- evidently there are car parks in emerging areas where the owners are sitting on land.

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"it is an apart-hotel because London is increasingly being inhabited by European businesspeople who need places to stay that are not hotels. Lost in Translation was accurate; you can do about five days before going crazy."

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::Tim Pyne via ::Yanko

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