If you're a fan of the outdoors but don't enjoy camping, you'll love Cabin Drop XL, a tiny portable pod hotel that has all the cozy comforts of home with minimal environmental impact. Barcelona-based studio In-tenta recently unveiled the prefab retreat, which is a larger version of their award-winning Drop Eco Hotel that responds to the growing demand for modular microarchitecture. The prefab compact cabin is constructed of wood, glass, and steel elements and is elevated above the ground to minimize soil disturbance.
Like its predecessor, organic forms found in nature inspired the design of Cabin Drop XL. The 325 square foot hotel room would be prefabricated off site and can be virtually transported anywhere that the land permits, from remote beaches to the tops of mountains. Adjustable steel legs are designed to help secure the structure atop uneven terrain.
The pop up cabin can also be pulled apart and customized with add-ons such as a kitchen or additional closet space to suit the user’s individual needs. Shaped like a capsule, the tiny hotel is capped on both ends with large bubble windows that let in views and natural light. A long glazed strip that runs down the center of the ceiling offers views of the sky and tree canopy.