Something that bothers me is that, in the two alternate timeline Star Trek films, we do not see crew quarters — not even once.

Were sets for crew quarters built at any point? If not, does concept art exist?

I'm especially interested to know if the quarters were intended to be on the cozy side, as in TOS, or if they were more spacious. As we know, the Enterprise NCC-1701 in the new timeline is larger even than the Galaxy class NCC-1701-D, purportedly as a reaction to the size of Nero's ship*. The top-rated response to the question

How much does the Enterprise increase/vary in size between models?

features a nice graphic exhibiting the size differentials. I wonder how this size gain impacts the design of interior spaces — in particular the crew cabins.


*I take any explanations of oddities in the new timeline with a grain of salt.

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    The crew can't get any sleep anyway from all the lens flares. Commented Feb 1, 2015 at 3:48
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    I don't think they had quarters. When Carol Marcus had to change her clothes, she didn't go to her quarters, she just had Kirk turn around and "not look." In my experience, women don't randomly strip down in public when they have doors they can lock.
    – geewhiz
    Commented Feb 1, 2015 at 4:31
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    @geewhiz : more evidence that quarters do not exist in the Abrams-verse!
    – Praxis
    Commented Feb 1, 2015 at 4:37
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    @Praxis : They need the extra space on the ship to store all that lens flare they're carting around the galaxy. It's basically lens flare storage and naked crewmen wrapped around a warp core
    – geewhiz
    Commented Feb 1, 2015 at 4:56
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    @geewhiz : ...a warp core in the middle of an engineering section that looks like the Duff beer factory.
    – Praxis
    Commented Feb 1, 2015 at 5:02

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As far as I can tell, no crew quarter sets were constructed for either Star Trek or Into Darkness, nor was any concept art drawn.

The best that we can do is from the ongoing Star Trek IDW comics, stated to be part of the official Star Trek canon by Trek writer Robert Orci.

We see Spock's Quarters in #006 and #018

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And Hendorff (AKA Cupcake)'s quarters in #013. Note that he appears to have a bunk bed, suggesting that lower ranks are quartered together:

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