The New Stuff

Abri-Boca is a flexible semi-private space

Abri-Boca is a flexible semi-private space with retractable cover


Abri-Boca is a flexible semi-private space

The scope of a semi-private space always treads the fine line between the user’s sense of intimacy and the overall circulation pattern outside this space. This transitory space takes the advantage of both an enclosure as well as the connection (between the enclosure and the outside), thus in bringing the best of two worlds. In this regard, the ‘Abri-Boca’ designed by Philipp Süssmann, is a transforming spatial element, with its own set of flexible features. Comprising of a folded bed and a retracting shading mechanism, the shades can be easily stretched in a semi-circular pattern to cover the bed.

So, basically, the ambit is all about the aforementioned semi-private space. When the users need an open space, he/she can make use of the ‘open’ bed; however, when they need a dose of privacy, they can always apply the cover to escape into a sort of a cocoon.

The essence of a semi-private space is also carried forth by the cover itself. Consisting of bulging strips, the enclosure module is not fully opaque to completely isolate the user inside. However, it does provide sufficient degree of intimacy (at least on a psychological level) that would prevent outsiders from intruding upon the user’s privacy. Of course, all of these attributes are complemented by other useful features such as the conception’s portability and compactness.

Abri-Boca by Philipp Süssmann

Abri-Boca by Philipp Süssmann

Via: DesignBoom

Recommended for You

The following two tabs change content below.
A proud native of the beautiful steel township of Durgapur, West Bengal, Dattatreya’s fascination lies within a range of diverse matters. With a bachelor’s degree in architecture, he is quite fond of his hardcore strategy gamer as well as amateur historian tag. Of course, with over two years of blogging experience under his belt, he also likes to write about the latest updates on home based technology and gizmo oriented products.

Recently Published

The Mountain - $2 million natural swimming pool
»

This $2 million natural swimming pool features 5 spectacular waterfalls

Samsung Curved Soundbar
»

Samsung’s latest curved soundbar goes well with your curved TV

Dyson Project N223
»

Dyson working on an autonomous vacuum cleaner codenamed N223

Water Sculpture by Ben Young
»

The sculptural ocean waves handcrafted using layered sheets of glass

Modular Kitchenette Set by Stephanie Nguyen
»

Stephanie Nguyen’s modular kitchenette set is made entirely of Staron

Meteo_Ra Showerhead
»

Meteo_Ra Showerhead brightens up your bathroom like a starry sky

H-House by Ian Weir
»

H-House by Ian Weir in Point Henry, Australia is bushfire safe

Dots by ARIS Architects
»

DOTS is modular shelving system with interchangeable boxes

Jero Yurt by Trakke
»

Off-grid Jero yurt assembled together using prefabricated materials

Wallit Wall-mounted Bar by JSN Design
»

Wallit is wall-mounted tiny bar with ample storage

BIA 2014 Cylinder Vanity
»

Reinvent 21st century bathroom with gold-plated cylindrical vanity

B&W CM S2 Series
»

B&W launches CM S2 Speakers boasting decoupled double dome tweeters

Smart Gaswatch
»

Smart Gaswatch Scale with digital alert lets propane grills burn endlessly

Long Brick House by Foldes Architects
»

Long Brick House showcases 17-meter long library wall inside

Cocoon Media Unit by Boss Design
»

Boss Design reinvents boring office space with Cocoon Media Unit

Share with your friends










Submit