The strange roof structure makes the house become more prominent at the same time cooler, more airy.
Two-story house of young couple in the corner of the alleyway in Saigon. Set amidst the dense masses, the building is prominent thanks to the shape and texture of the roof that is reminiscent of the umbrella.
In sunny places all year round like Saigon, shade under trees, umbrellas or umbrellas are usually pleasant because of the lower temperatures outside, with a clear view. It is also an inspiration for architects Nguyen Dang Anh Dung, Nguyen Huu The Trang, Nguyen Van Trung, Vo Dinh Huynh (AD + studio) to design the house.
The house was renovated to a spacious four-room apartment. The land area is 93 m2, the construction area is 62 m2. Homeowners want to keep a floor, repair, make a floor.
In front of the house is a large yard, trees shade trees should create a relatively isolated space.
The 6m width allows for horizontal and vertical separation. Thanks to that, the house can be opened in many directions, more open.
Architectural details of the old house such as porch, brick wall, ventilation brick are reused in the new home. These factors are consistent with the weather conditions in Saigon.
The house uses a combination of contrast details: The array of brick walls interwoven with white walls, concrete floors with modern furniture.
Stairs are arranged between the house but quite compact so it does not significantly affect the area used on the first floor.
The kitchen and dining table is located at the end of the house, separated from the living room by the well of the sky.
Food processing facilities are located in the open air and convenient for members in the home exchange.
The old quaternary frame was retained, reinforced with a new frame system supporting the 2nd floor. The cover also reduced the load.
The second floor is a family resting area with a small bedroom but without being overblown due to the large window frame.
Homeowners spend a lot of space on outdoor spaces or subdivisions.