Situated in one of the cultural districts in Bangkok, KLOEM Hostel was designed based on preserving the essence of culture. Leveraging on traditional Thai construction technique known as “house elevation”. IF divides functional space of wooden houses to accommodate private and dormitory rooms with a maximum capacity of 32 guests. The integration of loft-like steel structure with 2 existing wooden buildings which is a combination of the past and present gives KLOEM Hostel the right atmosphere, an mixture of old and new ambience.
Apart from the architectural values, the design of the hostel gives a new presence which revitalises the spirit of the neighbourhood by adding commercial values and providing new opportunities. Lastly, it is an inspiration for residents to start developing their their own creative and sustainable living spaces.