Archive for the ‘hostel’ category

“Twisting courtyard” by Archstudio, Beijing – China

June 18th, 2017

Based on the existing layout of the courtyard, the undulated gray brick floor is used to connect indoor and outdoor spaces of different height, and is extended to the inside of the house – twisting into walls and roof, thus creating dynamic connection between in and out.

Ora Hostel by Sea Architecture, Bangkok – Thailand

May 24th, 2017

The function of first floor is lobby and cafeteria, Kitchen and public area for guests. The Mezzanine floor is relaxation area, the guest can play the game, watching TV, reading a book and etc.

Woven Hostel buildings by Anna Heringer, Baoxi – China

April 30th, 2017

A total of three structures explored bamboo used in contemporary ways. Unlike traditional houses that hide mud behind fake facades, this project celebrated the beauty of bamboo in its exposed and natural form.

Bed One Block Hostel by A MILLIMETRE, Bangkok – Thailand

January 31st, 2017

Chapter student accommodation renovation by Tigg Coll Architects, London – UK

November 29th, 2016



Inside the building, the architects have returned the arrival hall to its original concrete and steel construction, with booth-style seating areas designed to resemble train carriages. Benches are upholstered in geometric-patterned material that also recalls railway seating.

Ccasa Hostel by TAK architects, NHA Trang – Vietnam

November 15th, 2016



This is a hostel for backpackers created on the motto that everyone around the world can be connected into a big family. Ccasa is built to function like a family house with cabin beds inside containers as bedrooms, shared area as kitchen and living room, terrace roof as play room, washing area as toilet and bathrooms.

Unplan hostel by Aida Atelier, Tokyo – Japan

October 15th, 2016

The lodgings build on Japan’s renowned capsule hotel concept, featuring modern dorm rooms with 68 beds, one family room with two bunk beds, in addition to two private rooms with a balcony.

Oddsson Ho(s)tel by Döðlur, Reykjavík – Iceland

September 6th, 2016

Icelandic design studio Döðlur has paired 20th-century design pieces with custom-made furniture inside this hotel-cum-hostel on Reykjavík’s waterfront. Spread out across the fourth and fifth floors of a large former warehouse in the Icelandic capital, Oddsson Ho(s)tel is equipped to accommodate up to 230 guests.

Valencia Lounge Hostel by Masquespacio, Valencia – Spain

September 1st, 2016

The aim of the design was to convert the hostel in a more contemporary space with a kind of a ‘home coziness’, adding decorative elements that could draw attention of different customers and their lifestyle.

Generator hostel by DesignAgency, Stockholm – Sweden

July 7th, 2016

The welcoming and spacious lobby boasts quirky pops of colour and oversized pendant lighting, and is open day and night for guests and visitors alike to hang-out and chill.

Book and Bed hostel by Suppose Design Office, Tokyo – Japan

April 17th, 2016

Sleeping pods come in two varieties: regular ones, situated in rows, and slightly fancier looking ones, built right behind book shelves. Although varying slightly in size, the comfort is similar and all pods are fitted out with reading lamps. And you’ve guessed it, all hostel guests makes use of a well-equipped shared bathroom.

Generator hostel by Design Agency, Amsterdam – Netherlands

April 9th, 2016

The transformation of the premises has been inspired by both the history and park-side location of this former college building. The original lecture hall and science lab have been retained while other spaces have seen an equally meticulous transformation, using cool cartoon-like graphics and pops of colour.

Bunka hostel by Space Design, Tokyo – Japan

January 22nd, 2016

The spacious and clean ground floor combines the lobby and an Izakaya-style café, featuring plenty of seating where both hostel guests and neighbourhood denizens can mingle and relax.

The Student Hotel by …,staat, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hauge – Netehrlands

September 23rd, 2015

Supporting the bold and inspirational identity of The Student Hotel, a graphic – and second – layer was implemented portraying club-scene and street-art murals instead of traditional paintings. Also old illustrations from study books, graphic blow-ups and unexpected color statements were directly composed onto the walls offering a colorful contrast with the coarse concrete frames of the building.

Generator Hostel by DesignAgency, Paris – France

July 30th, 2015



Generator Paris is the newest location in Generator’s quickly expanding chain of distinctive and eclectic urban design hostels.

Youth Hostel of iD Town by O-office Architects, Shenzhen – China

April 7th, 2015

Youth Hostel of iD Town by O-office Architects, Shenzhen – China

M Boutique Hostel by DLUX INTERIOR, Bali – Indonesia

March 24th, 2015

M Boutique Hostel by DLUX INTERIOR, Bali – Indonesia

Urban Cowboy Bed and Breakfast by Lyon Porter, New York City

December 15th, 2014

Urban Cowboy Bed and Breakfast by Lyon Porter, New York City

BAXPAX DOWNTOWN hostel by Julia Kosina, Berlin – Germany

October 6th, 2014

Baxpax Downtown is located in Berlin – Mitte, the most central borough of the city. An existing hostel was redesigned to bring out the Berlin atmosphere.

Hostel Club Chao, mama, Saint Petersburg – Russia

August 22nd, 2014



Hostel Club Chao, mama, Saint Petersburg – Russia