Bioclimatic Tropical Villa in Vietnam / T3 ARCHITECTS + Kanopea Structure Studio
Textual content description offered by the architects. T3 ARCHITECTS and KANOPÉA Structure Studio designed this weekend’s Villa with a very Sustainable strategy tailored for Tropical circumstances: sizzling climate, heavy rains, wind (as we’re near the ocean), bugs, and different wildlife… With the prevailing website being partially lined by a forest, the T3 Staff determined to find the Villa underneath the bushes (to get shadow and thermal consolation) however have the principle facade on the forest’s line to get a really good view of the tropical backyard and pool.
Visitors have their very own buildings to get privateness. It additionally creates a buffer space from the small highway (to dam the potential noise and maintain a excessive diploma of privateness). The Structure follows bioclimatic ideas, with a big insulated roof to cowl the completely different capabilities of the home. Frequent areas are naturally ventilated (no AC, simply environment friendly ceiling followers) to avoid wasting power and protect the tropical feeling. The two bedrooms are correctly insulated (rice husk for the roof, mild concrete blocks for partitions, double-glazing doorways, and home windows) to maintain the chilly from the AC.
The lime plastering on exterior partitions was made utilizing native sand sourced from website excavations. It brings a pure impact to the home and makes it distinctive with the Arugal strategy (low carbon footprint + geo-sourced supplies). When it comes to the Inside, the design is voluntary minimalist (to restrict upkeep and make operation simple). Tailored cement tiles, free furnishings in strong wooden, and plywood for false ceilings deliver each a Vietnamese contact and coziness to the Villa. Lighting designed by Kobi Studio can be contrasted to protect the darkness of the sky (and respect the rhythm of nature round) and solely focus the sunshine the place it’s vital (studying nook, eating and kitchen areas, lavatory, and bedrooms).
The Panorama strategy can be frugal, selling native bushes and vegetation that don’t require a lot water and upkeep. That is additionally the easiest way to get a panorama that appears pure and really effectively built-in into the big surroundings. The pool system makes use of salt (no chlorine), and the pool stage is round 120cm deep (to cut back the price of tools and save water). This villa is the proper place for enjoyable through the weekend and holidays, a 2h30 drive from the busy Saigon metropolis, and is a type of Manifesto of Modern Tropical Structure proposing a low-tech however very significant strategy.