Capsule Pod Hotel Supportive Housing

Capsule Pod Hotel Supportive Housing
October 12, 2020 Charly Ligety

Capsule Pod Hotel Supportive Housing

Concept Owner / Company: Dignified Shelter Innovation
Website: https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/tiny-capsule-hotels-house-the-homeless-in-japan/
Additional URL: Examples
Contact: gdb39@nau.edu

Using programs such as Project HomeKey, the Capsule Pod Hotel Supportive Housing model would allow local governments to purchase commercial space, such as large open-design office spaces, to allow for max capacity and privacy using the capsule design made infamous by Japan.

  • Quoted Total Cost: $433,500
  • Planned Occupancy (1 person/bed): 510 beds
  • Estimated Cost Per Bed: $850
  • Quote’s Total Interior Square Footage: 32 sqft
  • Quote Includes # Units: 510 units
  • Used for Shelter Before: Not used as shelter yet
  • Readiness: Conceptual Idea (however, the products are Ready/Instock)
  • In Stock / Ready to Ship Today: Yes
  • Manufacturer Identified and Available: N/A
  • Setup Speed: <1 week
  • Setup Difficulty: Moderate (prefab assembly)
  • % Built Onsite: 50% – Some Prefab Parts Assembled On-Site/Flat Pack
  • Portability: Semi-Mobile (detachable, minor disassembly)
  • Intended Use of Shelter: Medium Term (1-10 years)

Design

 

Design Advantages
Manufacturer Identified Yes
Used for shelter in the U.S.? No
Prior use examples Affordable hotel option in Japan.
Prior use comments Personal Experience: Allows for privacy, comfort, and luxury.
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Intended use cases Hotel.
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Waterproof? Yes
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Conforms to ICC’s Temporary Structure and Uses Code
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