Example of the Typical Tube Houses Constructed with an Emphasis on Verticality in Vietnam
By Magaly • Nov 17, 2017
Đàm lộc House, as this contemporary home is called, is located in Vietnam, and represents a prime example of the typical tube houses constructed in this country, built with an emphasis on verticality in order to get the most out of a limited ground space. For this particular home, the total ground area comes out to 52 square meters, measuring 4 meters in width and 13 in length. In such circumstances, an optimal distribution of space becomes imperative.
The ground floor of this home, originally held the garage, living room, dining room, kitchen, and bathroom. This would result in a larger bedroom, but would leave the rest of the home feeling cramped and receiving a limited supply of natural light, which led to discomfort and a loss of luxury and style.
The new design, created by the Vietnamese architectural firm V+studio, seeks to grant more room for the space distribution, as well as for the inclusion of a tree in the interior of the home – this last bit inspired by traditional Vietnamese villages, all of which have a large tree under which sits a small tea house that serves as a meeting and resting place for all villagers and visitors. This aids in the cleanliness of the different spaces, as well as in its ventilation, creating a home that is instantly cleaner and more comfortable to live in.
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