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Hive Room / Outdoor private lounge

Hive Room
Hive Room

Hive Room is a new model in the shared economy, a low-cost rental community private rest space. Customers can get a certain time of solitude or rest at a very low price, so Hive Room will have a very wide range of users. Hive Room will provide sound insulation and privacy. You can rest, work or deal with emergencies in it. Hive Room will be the third home besides your home and car. Users need to pay a certain deposit before using it for damages and penalties for breach of contract. This new type of shared economy may meet the needs of many people in the future and achieve a fairly high utilization rate.


Jiangnan University

Jiangnan University
Wuxi, China

Ying-Bo Qi,
Jiangnan University

Wen Li,
Qingdao University of Science and Technology

Yu-Qing Luo,
Beijing Institute of Technology

Kai-Xuan Guo,
Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute