The LoftCube by Werner Aisslinger was originally designed with crowded cities and nomads in mind, but now one of these modern cocoons has sprung up on the grounds of a 19th century castle in Belgium. The castle, which includes the regal Chateau de la Poste hotel and restaurant just 45 minutes away from Brussels, has 42 hectares of green grounds that offer an usual location for a mini prefabricated pod house.
The LoftCube in Belgium offers tenants a few unforgettable moments of intimacy and isolation, taking advantage of the bucolic landscape and exceptional daylighting. All of the composite materials are white and the pod is constructed almost entirely out of glass, reinforcing the connection between the outdoors and the room’s quaint and bright interior.
The prefabricated cube features 30 square meters of open spaces, with the exception of an enclosed bathroom. The detailing is minimalist, and the room has all of the modern amenities most visitors would expect to have, including internet access, but neither this nor the contemporary decor detract from nature’s own beauty.