Tiny Houses

Vipp plonks luxury tiny house in Swedish forest, calls it a hotel

Vipp plonks luxury tiny house ...
The Vipp Shelter pictured is situated in an isolated area in a Swedish forest
The Vipp Shelter pictured is situated in an isolated area in a Swedish forest
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The Vipp Shelter is described by the firm as a "battery charging station for humans"
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The Vipp Shelter is described by the firm as a "battery charging station for humans"
The Vipp Shelter pictured is situated in an isolated area in a Swedish forest
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The Vipp Shelter pictured is situated in an isolated area in a Swedish forest
The Vipp Shelter is prefabricated in a factory and delivered by truck 
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The Vipp Shelter is prefabricated in a factory and delivered by truck 
The Vipp Shelter's bedroom is accessed by ladder 
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The Vipp Shelter's bedroom is accessed by ladder 
Spending a night in the Vipp Shelter shown will set you back €1,000 (US$1,150), per night
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Spending a night in the Vipp Shelter shown will set you back €1,000 (US$1,150), per night
The Vipp Shelter pictured is situated in an isolated area in a Swedish forest
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The Vipp Shelter pictured is situated in an isolated area in a Swedish forest
The Vipp Shelter's bedroom
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The Vipp Shelter's bedroom
The Vipp Shelter's kitchen area
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The Vipp Shelter's kitchen area
The Vipp Shelter looks very high-end with a black interior and exterior
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The Vipp Shelter looks very high-end with a black interior and exterior
The Vipp Shelter's glazing can be opened up to the outside
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The Vipp Shelter's glazing can be opened up to the outside
The Vipp Loft is located in Copenhagen's Islands Brygge area, a harborfront area in central Copenhagen
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The Vipp Loft is located in Copenhagen's Islands Brygge area, a harborfront area in central Copenhagen
Spending a night in the Vipp Loft will set you back €1,500 ($1,739) per night
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Spending a night in the Vipp Loft will set you back €1,500 ($1,739) per night
The Vipp Loft is located atop an old printing factory dating back to 1910
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The Vipp Loft is located atop an old printing factory dating back to 1910
The Vipp Loft is an expansive urban apartment
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The Vipp Loft is an expansive urban apartment
The Vipp Loft is located in Copenhagen's Islands Brygge area, a harborfront area in central Copenhagen
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The Vipp Loft is located in Copenhagen's Islands Brygge area, a harborfront area in central Copenhagen
Spending a night in the Vipp Loft will set you back €1,500 ($1,739) per night
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Spending a night in the Vipp Loft will set you back €1,500 ($1,739) per night
Vipp's upcoming Chimney House
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Vipp's upcoming Chimney House
Vipp's upcoming Chimney House
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Vipp's upcoming Chimney House
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A few years ago, Danish design firm Vipp released a tiny house for the well-heeled that costs over half a million US dollars. If you're curious about what staying in that kind of home is like, the firm has now opened a new "hotel" consisting of just the house and a Copenhagen apartment. Staying in them costs €1,000 (US$1,150) and €1,500 ($1,739) per night, respectively.

The Vipp Shelter is described by the firm as a "battery charging station for humans" and, cost aside, it's a nice-looking little prefab with an attractive industrial design and ample glazing, some of which slides open. The model pictured is installed in an isolated area in a Swedish forest.

Inside, it looks very high-end with a black interior decor that reminds us a little of the Krane. The ground floor includes an open kitchen, dining, and lounge area, with the bathroom off to one side – all of which is decked out in Vipp's home goods.

The sole bedroom is reached by ladder and looks rather snug, with a glazed roof to enable star watching.

The Vipp Loft is an expansive urban apartment
The Vipp Loft is an expansive urban apartment

The other "hotel room" available for bookings is the Vipp Loft, which is a large urban apartment.

The apartment is situated atop an old printing factory dating back to 1910. Studio David Thulstrup did a very nice job renovating the light-filled space and its exposed beams contrast tastefully with Vipp's own gear. It's located in Copenhagen's Islands Brygge, a central harbor area.

Also worth mentioning is another up-and-coming location Vipp is planning. The Vipp Chimney House will be located in a former water pumping station that had become dilapidated and is due to open sometime in 2018. And judging by the photos, there's still some work to do yet.

Vipp's upcoming Chimney House
Vipp's upcoming Chimney House

"Our ambition is to have a palette of destinations with rooms curated to people who seek a one-off design experience, or customers who want to try to live with the Vipp kitchen in a home-away-from-home setting," explains Vipp CEO Kasper Egelund. "A Vipp kitchen is for life, but you can start with just a weekend."

Source: Vipp Hotel

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1 comment
Pablo
Hopefully, the cost to build the tiny house included a few hundred thousand paid in impact fees to the goverment?