Gallery: France’s Museumotel is a Retro Retreat Complete With Bubbly Po...

France's bubbly Museumotel is a remarkable marvel of retro architecture that has been revitalized and re-opened in the 21st century. Nestled within the country's north-eastern woodland, the collection of curved, white pod structures resembles something out
 
France's bubbly Museumotel is a remarkable marvel of retro architecture that has been revitalized and re-opened in the 21st century. Nestled within the country's north-eastern woodland, the collection of curved, white pod structures resembles something out of a futuristic movie-set. Breaking away from traditional architecture, the structures are made using a “concrete veil” building technique that stacks layers of metal mesh, thermal insulation, and polystyrene, which is finally sprayed with concrete.

The interiors of the bubble houses reflect their facades — they consist of large circular rooms with curved doorways and arching staircases. Situated on an island within a river, these concrete structures are only accessible by bridge and are surrounded by 41 acres of woods and a small artificial brook.

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