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Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal loves modern architecture. He comes from a family of builders who have built more than 20 projects in the last ten years near Delhi in India. He has recently started writing about the architectural projects that catch his imagination.

Wasp House in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam by Tropical Space

 
August 17th, 2016 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: Tropical Space 

Wasp House is a small house with the area of 3,5mx7m, in the community of Chinese-Vietnamese in Binh Tan District, Ho Chi Minh City. This house is built for 2 siblings with 2 floors, each floor is a bedroom. The house is emphasised by the unique stair which is not only used as a stair itself, but also it is a corner for planting some flowers, reading books or just simply sitting down and relaxing.

Image Courtesy © Quang Dam

Image Courtesy © Quang Dam

  • Architects: Tropical Space
  • Project: Wasp House
  • Location: Phung Ta Chu Street, Binh Tan District, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Photography: Quang Dam
  • Team design: Nguyen Hai Long, Tran Thi Ngu Ngon, Nguyen Anh Duc, Trinh Thanh Tu, Nguyen Thi Thuy
  • Civil & Structural Engineer: Bach  Ngoc Hoang
  • Construction: Nhan Ban JSC
  • Total investment cost: 600,000,000 VND ( ~ 26,660USD )
  • Site area: 24,5 sqm
  • Building area: 73,5 sqm
  • Level: 03 (1 ground floor, 2 floors)
  • Year: 2015

Image Courtesy © Quang Dam

Image Courtesy © Quang Dam

The house is full of sunlight  with the glass on the roof and the the brick wall arranged with holes. Sunlight with the rustic brick create a close living space with variety of emotion.

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Image Courtesy © Quang Dam

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The gate and fence are designed simply with metal grille in order to plant the vines. These vines will cover the facade of house later on and help to filter the dust out.

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To save the cost, the architects simplify the details, materials and the furniture, as well as optimize the functional spaces and reduce the height of each floor.

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Image Courtesy © Quang Dam

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The design team wants to bring a bright and lively living space to this neighborhood, with the notion that a beautiful house is not only for the high imcome people.

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