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The London Underground Tube Tent is a Perfect Party Tent for the Summer Olympics

Posted By Mark Boyer On July 24, 2012 @ 1:20 pm In Architecture,London | 2 Comments

tent, portable shelter, temporary shelter, London Underground, Northern Line tent [1]

From treehouse tents [2] to geodesic dome tents [3], we’re all about portable shelters here at Inhabitat, so with the Olympics [4] kicking off later this week we were pretty excited to come across this jumbo tent [5] that’s shaped like a train in the London Underground. The tent is an exact replica of a car on the Northern Line, and it’s big enough to accommodate an actual trainload of people — it sleeps up to 20 but can fit as many as 72 people. A night in the tent will cost you more than a ride on the Underground, though; the tent retails for a whopping $3,100 (£1,999), and it costs a minimum of $775 (£500) to rent.

via BoingBoing [6]

+ London Underground Tent [5]

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[1] Image: http://inhabitat.com/the-london-underground-tube-tent-is-a-perfect-party-tent-for-the-summer-olympics/underground-tube-tent/

[2] treehouse tents: http://inhabitat.com/suspended-tentsile-hanging-tent-provides-a-portable-safe-haven/

[3] geodesic dome tents: http://inhabitat.com/heimplanets-inflatable-geodesic-dome-tent-sets-up-in-a-snap/

[4] Olympics: http://inhabitat.com/tag/london-olympics/

[5] this jumbo tent: http://www.themonsterfactory.com/product/556-london-underground-tent.html

[6] BoingBoing: http://boingboing.net/2012/07/20/tent-which-resembles-a-london.html

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