The Eco Hostel is based on the 3 Rs of sustainability – reduce, reuse and recycle. Developed from the ecological style, the hostel aims to cause the least possible impact on the environment, without forgetting the beauty and comfort.

The hostel has ecological toilets, taps and smart showers in order to save water. LED lamps and the use of natural lighting, contribute to energy saving.

Demolition and reforestation wood It was used to design furniture for the hostel, reusing raw materials and contributing to the sustainable development of the planet. I used the OSB (Oriented Strand Board) as flooring and furniture. Besides the low cost, the OSB is tough, durable and sustainable. On the walls we used a mineral paint produced without chemical means help.

The urban culture of the city is portrayed through the techno-cement main coating used on the ground floor. This coating has no joints, which gives a lighter and ample visual aspect in all environments where it is applied. Although cement has in its composition the product is less harmful because it can be applied on pre-existing floors, thus avoiding the usual waste reforms.


The Eco Hostel is based on the 3 Rs of sustainability – reduce, reuse and recycle. Developed from the ecological style, the hostel aims to cause the least possible impact on the environment, without forgetting the beauty and comfort. The purpose of the eco hostel is to provide guests with an environment where the collective exercise and socialization.


I opted for an ecodegin due a huge demand to decorate in a “green” style. Demolition and reforestation wood It was used to design furniture for the hoste. I used the OSB (Oriented Strand Board) as flooring and furniture. On the walls we used a mineral paint produced without chemical means help. The inspiration came from the contrast between the city and the jungle.


I learned about 3 Rs of sustainability (reduce, reuse and recycle). Now my projects use less polluting materials, sustainable or recycled to cause the least possible impact on the environment. It is imperative to search for new building solutions that are environmentally friendly and lead to a reduction in the consumption of materials and energy.





  • Interior Designer: Viviany Cruz

Posted by Viviany Cruz

I have a degree in social sciences and in 2011 I began to flirt with the interior design area, year that I have started studying decoration. Since then, I surrender to this passion for the area and didn't stop to expand my knowledge in the sector. I graduated in Interior Design in 2015. "I see the interior design from an anthropological perspective, analyzing the relationship that man establishes with spaces."

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