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.