Luis Alava

Luis Alava

Woodside, NY, US


The Scaffold Hostel

The project was based on the adaptive reuse of the building located in the Gowanus neighborhood, Brooklyn. By conducting research, documentation and redesign of an existing structure, I was able to create a 6-story hostel with a commercial cellar. The project was done in two phases. Phase 1 was to construct a commercial space without alternating the existing structure. The second phase was to add a hostel to the existing structure. 

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Status: School Project
Additional Credits: Prof. Lia Dikigoropoulou
Design Studio V