Vo Trong Nghia plants fruit trees on the roof of a house in Vietnam

Recycled water from a ground-floor fish pond is used to nourish fruit trees on the roof of a house in Danang City, Vietnam, by Vo Trong Nghia Architects. Formed from brick and stone boxes stacked around a green courtyard, Thang House is the latest in the practice’s House for Trees series. Vo Trong Nghia Architects […]

Perforated brick facade shades a house in Vietnam with a triple-height atrium

A house in Vietnam by Khuôn Studio is built around a triple-heigh atrium filled with plants and shaded by a perforated facade of grey brick. House for a Daughter in Ho Chi Minh City  is split into two zones, one for a family who will frequently visit the house and another for their daughter who […]

K59 Atelier merges its studio and home in concrete-framed block

Vietnamese practice K59 Atelier has designed its own architecture office and home for a family in Ho Chi Minh City, connecting two alleyways with an open and airy ground floor. The four storey block, which contains a three-bedroom home along with office and workshop space for the architecture studio, has been designed around a tall, skinny […]

10 unusual houses from across Vietnam

Here’s a look at 10 contemporary Vietnamese houses, including a residence that resembles a set of giant plant pots and a skinny townhouse that blocks out pollution. House for Trees by VTN Architects In a bid to bring green space back into the densely populated Ho Chi Minh City, this house is formed of five […]

K59atelier’s Tile Roof House takes cues from traditional Vietnamese homes

A giant, terracotta tile roof distinguishes this home in the suburbs of Ho Chi Minh City, which K59atelier has modelled on traditional Vietnamese houses. Occupied by three generations of the same family, Tile Roof House is designed by K59atelier to “recreate the original image” of the Vietnamese suburbs that were once dominated by tile roofs. […]

Sanuki Daisuke Architects builds light-filled house on dense urban plot in Vietnam

Double-height glazed walls help draw light into NGA House, designed by Vietnam studio Sanuki Daisuke Architects for a tight plot in Ho Chi Minh City. NGA House is surrounded by one to three-storey buildings linked by a web of narrow alleys, where adjacent houses cast shadows over one another and block views. Sanuki Daisuke Architects filled […]

Garden terraces link living spaces in Ha House by Vo Trong Nghia Architects

Gardens can be found on all the different levels of this house in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, designed by Vo Trong Nghia Architects. Ha House is the latest addition to Vo Trong Nghia Architects‘ House for Trees series, a project that aims to bring urban dwellers in closer proximity to nature. Each house typology has one thing […]

Tropical Space builds brick coffee shop with a house perched above

Taking its cues from a cuckoo clock, Cuckoo House is a cafe combined with a four-person house in Da Nang, Vietnam, designed by architecture studio Tropical Space. Built entirely from local clay bricks, the coffee shop forms a single-storey base, while the two-storey home sits on top and cantilevers out over the green space below. Cuckoo House’s ground floor […]

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