The Hotel Costel is a housing form designed to lodge two street children from Bucharest. The first prototype, placed in the center of Plaza Victoriei, was entrusted to a boy named Costel, who used to live in the channel beneath the square. The materials used are : 2cm alveolar cardboard and polycarbonate. Is a boltless structure, self-assembled and easily transportable. Inside there is a raised base which works as a bed or sitting place, and an equipped area. The house is connected to the channel through a tube that allows to heat the base / bed acting also as a floor heating.

Architectural project: Gaetano Berni, Stefano Borioni, Christian Frosi
Collaboratorsi: Gianmaria Socci, Stefano Casagrande
Videomaking: Fabio Ilacqua
Images: Maria Grazia Moncada, Gianmaria Socci
Mapping: Virginia Chiappa Nunez, Maria Luisa Daglia, Francesca Erriu, Elisa Biondi


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