The studio, PL indoors layout, has transformed a current 9-degree property into a hostel in the town of Hualien in eastern Taiwan. Stimulated via the purchaser’s inherited historical past and Hualien’s beautiful nature, the interior layout performs with materiality between concrete, stone, wooden, and greenery, the use of recycled or discarded objects, inclusive of old window frames and wood. The resulting interior created an idea of contrasts among modernity and locality and inherited and reborn.
Communal open area with a desk inside the middle, branching out to living room areas in every nook
pics courtesy of PL interior layout
The ground floor is created by the clothier to comprise a restaurant serving espresso and cocktails, attracting not most effective clients who remain right here; however additionally passersby. The feature living wall connects the ground and 2d floor, which leads the clients to head up and test in. The take a look at-in reception in front of the living wall is occupied via personnel welcoming all clients. The returned wall white stones give a hint to Hualien’s excellent feature- the beach.
The large table sits within the middle of the communal area, and from there, travelers can use department out to lounge areas in every corner. The feature wall in the lower back wall of the communal area consists of customized cabinetry manufactured from discarded window frames from neighborhood houses. PL interior layout accumulated and reused these window frames to showcase artwork works and travelers’ souvenirs. In one of the frames, a football changed into donated via a triumphing teenage soccer group with their signatures on it.