Hotel Room of the Future Design Challenge

Submission: April 02, 2017
Registration: April 02, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: 1st Prize: $2500, 2nd Prize: $1500, 3rd Prize: details below
Type: Open

 

The weary traveler isn’t looking for just any place to lay their head; hotel guests today are more tech-savvy, design-aware and sensitive to their surroundings than ever before. What would make their stay more comfortable? Let your imagination run wild and design the hotel stay of the future by demonstrating innovation in guest experience (comfort, entertainment and information) integrating at least 3 innovative appliances (can be ideas, projects or products currently on FirstBuild, or brand new concepts).

Key focus areas could include cooking, refrigeration, cleaning, guest convenience, entertainment, lighting, acoustics and air/water conditioning.

DESIGN REQUIREMENTS

Your concept must:

  • Fit within the footprint/ dimensions of the given room
  • Preserve common expectations of a hotel room, including areas for sleep, work and relaxing (though not necessarily in current configuration)
  • Preserve bed and mattress size as listed in provided room layout.
  • Be applicable to specific room but scalable and flexible to other room configurations.

Include at least 3 appliance concepts with:

  • A description of how these would work, and why they are important to traveler
  • A rendering of each as they would appear in the room/ within the floorplan.

Technology and concepts must be developable using materials and processes available within 1-2 years.

CHALLENGE PRIZES

1st Prize: $2500 Cash Firstbuild Opal Nugget Ice Maker Firstbuild Paragon Smart Cooking System The 21C Experience Package (A night at any 21C location and $150 food voucher)

2nd Prize: $1500 Cash Firstbuild Opal Nugget Ice Maker The 21C Experience Package(A night at any 21C location and $150 food voucher)

3rd Prize: Firstbuild Paragon Smart Cooking System The 21C Experience Package (A night at any 21C location and $150 food voucher)

 Go to the competition’s website

hotel room design challenge