The Vietnam traditional house is stretched from front to back creating continuous functional spaces. These spaces’ boundaries are estimated by light with different intensity and darkness. The layout utilizes the wind direction of the local area in different seasons.
When we agreed to design this two-bedroom apartment, the apartment was not finished, the walls were not built but the space has been fixed. The location of equipment in the toilet and the kitchen has been waiting for the old design of the building.
The Alpes Office has feeling and is environmentally sustainable, as were the villages of the past. Originally the large lot contained some old houses, white pampas grass, native bamboo shrubs, and plants that survived on the ambient conditions with little input from people.
The remaining spaces are bedrooms, stair, roof, toilets which are designed minimally and practically to maximize space utilization and minimize construction cost. This minimalist vietnamese home is complete with the joy of the host and create new exciting atmosphere to residents walking across the road in front of the house.
Architects were assigned to design a corner villa in an urban finished civil work. In here, series of apartments were finished civil work and sold many years ago. Many of them have not been used and damaged by years when the urbanization is ahead of the need of people.
This modern vertical home is located in a calm, quiet area in Nha Trang city, distanced from the busy center of a city full of tourists. KAstudio approached the design with a goal to create a space which the owners ‘family could spend peaceful, quiet and relaxing moments together.