216 Alabama Street 2000
216 Alabama, Studio 804’s first house for Tenants to Homeowners – an
organization devoted to providing affordable housing to qualified buyers. Accessibility and use of innovative materials guided the design process. Elevating the house
above the falling grade allowed for full accessibility to the occupants. The large open plan of
the 1300 square foot Interior has a finished floor of bamboo, with recycled tires used on the bathroom floor. Okume, a material normally used in boat building, is applied as
siding. In addition, recycled aluminum sheets are utilized as interior finishes in the
bathrooms as well as the garage roof.