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Sports Youth Hostel / LAVA & WENZEL + WENZEL

Courtesy of LAVACourtesy of LAVA© Häfele, Studio Huber© Häfele, Studio Huber+ 21

Bayreuth, Germany

Shaping Research / KSG Architekten

© Yohan Zerdoun© Yohan Zerdoun© Yohan Zerdoun© Yohan Zerdoun+ 22

  • Architects: KSG Architekten
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  5800
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2015
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Carpet Concept

LAVA Reinvents the Youth Hostel With Sport Oriented Design in Bayreuth

Berlin-based Laboratory for Visionary Architecture (LAVA) has designed a 180-room hostel for the Bavarian Youth Hostel Association in Bayreuth, Germany. Designed for the sociable Generation Y traveler, the hostel offers an abundance of flexible public spaces featuring bright colours and soaring windows overlooking the Bavarian landscape. Touted by the firm as a "yardstick for the sports hostel of the future," the futuristic building includes modular furniture and universal step-free access throughout all facilities, grounds, and sports fields. Circulation for the design centres on a Y-shaped plan designed to maximize natural light light while providing ample opportunities for athletic engagement.

Find out more about Bayreuth's futuristic Youth Hostel after the break 

A view of the modular bedroom units. Image Courtesy of LAVACourtesy of LAVACourtesy of LAVAThe central atrium will unite the building's three wings. Image Courtesy of LAVA+ 16