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35 Peculiar Pod-Like Structures

From Transparent Pod Lodgings to Petite Work Pods

— July 17, 2013 — Art & Design
If you don't mind the prospect of living in extremely tight quarters, then these peculiar pod-like structures will definitely peak your interest with its extremely compact spaces and spherical shapes.

While most people look for spacious living areas and open concept designs when looking for a home, others may be more interested in something slightly more unique and visually appealing, and these pod-like structures will definitely stand out from the more ordinary architectural designs. Since pods are often associated with space-age references and intergalactic themes, there's no surprise as to why these pod-like structures are gaining so much popularity and interest amongst the public.

From ballooning car park designs to modular mountaintop shelters, these peculiar pod-like structures will definitely make an impression on anyone who walks by.
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Activity
Freshness
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Secluded Curving Bookcases
Secluded Curving Bookcases
The Kawamura-Ganjavian 'Librairie La Fontaine' is Cleverly Comforting
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34
Green-Domed Gyms
Green-Domed Gyms
The $24-Million North Lincolnshire Sports Academy is Spectacular
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Circular Glass Abodes
Circular Glass Abodes
The Cloud House by Axis Mundi Has the Ultimate View of Nature
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32
Ballooning Car Parks
Ballooning Car Parks
The Helium Parking Concept Offers Personal Blimps for Vehicles
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31
Podlike Literature Buildings
Podlike Literature Buildings
Stockholm Public Library is All About Infinite Space
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30
Angular Snail Shell Abodes
Angular Snail Shell Abodes
Circulation Throughout House N Curls Up and Around the Complex Spaces
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29
Self-Sustaining Rooftop Hotel Rooms
Self-Sustaining Rooftop Hotel Rooms
The Living Roof Provides Guests With Eco-Luxury Accomodations
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28
Euphoric Sensation Spas
Euphoric Sensation Spas
The Parisian ‘Six Senses Spa' is Otherworldly
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27
Petite Work Pods
Petite Work Pods
The Lista Office ‘Mindport’ System is Subject-Specific
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26
Abanoned Pod Buildings
Abanoned Pod Buildings
The Sanzhi Pod City Buildings Exude Sorrow
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25
Eco Pod Nurseries
Eco Pod Nurseries
Discovery Day Care Center Helps Kids Get Their Thumbs Green at an Early Age
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24
City Park Pod Hotels
City Park Pod Hotels
The Urban Hotel Encourages Travelers to Explore a City's Outdoor Attractions
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23
Mobile House Kit
Mobile House Kit
The Zero Pod Provides Portable Shelter in Many Different Environments
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22
Alpine Pod Homes
Alpine Pod Homes
Refuge Gervasutti Gives Climbers a Safe and Comfortable Shelter 9,300 Feet Up
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21
Human Hibernation Pods
Human Hibernation Pods
‘The Alpine Capsule' Mimics a Giant Drop of Mercury
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20
Bird Nest Restaurants
Bird Nest Restaurants
Tree Pod Dining Gives you High Style Dinner with a Birds-Eye View
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19
Sustainable Hovering Hotels
Sustainable Hovering Hotels
The Marijn Beije Floating Eco Lodge Levitates Above Ground
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18
Psychedelic Pod Bathrooms
Psychedelic Pod Bathrooms
Fitzsimmons Architects Redesign Home of Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips
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17
Treetop Restaurants
Treetop Restaurants
The Yellow Treehouse
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16
American Pod Hotels
American Pod Hotels
Rockwell Group's Yotel Times Square Expansion Rocks
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15
Cliff-Integrated Pod Resorts
Cliff-Integrated Pod Resorts
The 'Sphere Hotel'
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14
Space Pod Homes
Space Pod Homes
Sodae-House by VMX Architects Looks Like it's From Outer Space
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13
Curvy Cafeteria Designs
Curvy Cafeteria Designs
Karim Rashid's Food Court Design is Sculptural and Organic
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12
Origami Pod Displays
Origami Pod Displays
Interior of TIPS Fashion Store is a Mix of Contemporary & Classic Design
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11
Green Hobbit Pods
Green Hobbit Pods
Have Your Own Green Private Spaces With the Eco Hab
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10
Transparent Pod Lodgings
Transparent Pod Lodgings
The Attrap Reves Hotel Allows Guests to Stargaze in France
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9
Outdoor Patio Pods
Outdoor Patio Pods
John Lewis' Garden Pods are "Podsitively" Pleasant
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8
Hourly Hotel Pods
Hourly Hotel Pods
Micro Bubbles Hotel Rooms Resemble Airy Bubbles
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7
Modular Mountaintop Shelters
Modular Mountaintop Shelters
Living Ecological Alpine Pod Provides Comfort without Eco Expense
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6
Luxury Camping Pods
Luxury Camping Pods
Simon Laws' 'Drew House' Offers Opulent Way to Enjoy Nature
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5
Eco-Friendly Portable Hotels
Eco-Friendly Portable Hotels
The In-Tenta Drop Eco Hotel Concept is Organic
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4
Indestructible Survival Pods
Indestructible Survival Pods
Atelier Van Lieshout Creates a Compact Bomb Shelter
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3
Prefab Igloos
Prefab Igloos
Icewall One's Igloo Satellite Cabin Twarts Harsh Weather and Lunging Bears
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2
Homeless Sleeping Pods
Homeless Sleeping Pods
The Urban Catepillar by Abby Brazier Shelters the Less Fortunate
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1
Garden Office Pods
Garden Office Pods
The Archipod is an Ergonomic Outdoor Workspace
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