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Swiss Alps Resort Features Bucky Fuller Looks, Modern Comforts

Though winter in the northeast seems as good a time as any to turn one's attention to warm-weather retreats, some people venture out joyfully into snow, seeking phenomenal skiing and cozy times. In the Swiss Alps, fifteen Buckminster Fuller-style "eco-luxury pods" have taken up residence, part of the Whitepod Hotel at the base of the Dents-du-Midi mountains.


Each domed "pod" is rather spacious, with a bed, armchair, desk, television, and en-suite, plywood-lined bathroom. There are also 5 "family pods" on site with lofted sleeping spaces for up to two kids. A central, gabled lodge houses the communal kitchen and dining facilities. If, even after all this, winter still isn't your thing, the resort is in fact open in the summer months, too.


Have a look inside this pod hotel in the Swiss Alps [Contemporist]
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