Monday 21 November, 2011

Hostel Golly±Bossy / Studio Up


© Robert Leš

Architects: Studio Up / Lea Pelivan+Toma Plejić
Location: Split, Croatia
Client: SAFIR d.o.o., Vukovarska 148, Split
Project Year: 2010
Project Area: 1360 sqm
Photographs: Robert Leš

The “Savo” building, located in the Split city center core, was turned into a shopping mall at the beginning of this century and, by a guerrilla action in 2010, was transformed into a hostel in 100 days.

© Robert Leš

Public communications – escalators, panoramic elevator and the staircase were kept, and shopping spaces were partitioned by a system of walls that contained everything necessary, including; beds, lavatories, showers and toilets.

Floor Plan

© Robert Leš

This project presents an urban metropolitan character as well as a continuance of the public realm within a historical membrane.

© Robert Leš

Text provided by Studio Up




Related Posts


Villa Kettukallio by Playa Architects provides a woodland holiday home
Residential
Switch by Apollo Architects gives a new home to an 85-year-old restaurant
Residential
Branch Studio Architects adds timber-clad extension to Australian school library
Residential