Tai Po Youth Hostel

大埔青年宿舍

The 80 room hostel provides short term tenancy housing solution to low income youth. As housing shortage for young people becomes increasingly severe, this pilot scheme aims to explore alternative accommodation and lifestyles tailored to today’s needs. The units are compact, but they are fully equipped with the essential components of a dwelling. In particular the work desk is emphasized because we would like to encourage our tenants to explore alternative career options; along the same line, the building also includes a co-work space and an incubator programme to nurture the entrepreneurial spirit. Co-living, where a closely knitted community shares facilities and resources, will be an increasingly popular trend, and our hostel design will be at the forefront advocating sustainable and low consumption lifestyle.

為了解決香港年輕人房屋短缺問題,香港青年協會提供了八十間位於大埔的短期租約宿舍給青少年人。雖然單位面積較為小,但住宅的基本設施齊全。每一間房間都會有一個辦公桌,因為我們希望住戶會探索他們自己職業的發展。宿舍也提供共用工作空間和一個栽培建立企業的計畫。我們認為共同生活空間,設施和資源會越來越流行,而我們的宿舍設計將在可持續發展和低消費生活的最前沿。