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Luis Alava

Luis Alava

Woodside, NY, US

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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