Sustainable Weekend Villa / T3 ARCHITECTS
Textual content description offered by the architects. T3 ARCHITECTS and KANOPÉA Structure Studio designed this tropical villa in Ho Tram, situated within the South of Vietnam, following the rules of bioclimatic structure. Our consumer wished a secondary residence to spend time with household within the stunning Vietnamese countryside, away from the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh Metropolis. Due to this fact, T3’s goal was to create a single-story villa surrounded by greenery that will be purposeful, gratifying to dwell in, and utterly open to the backyard.
As with all mission, the T3 workforce studied the principle winds, rains, and solar course, striving to take advantage of the plot to design a snug dwelling that invitations a way of internal calm. The home consists of two entities: the primary encompasses all of the dwelling areas, naturally ventilated and completely open to the backyard, whereas the opposite half is “climate-controlled,” totally insulated with rice husks for the roof, utilizing light-weight concrete blocks to keep away from extreme inertia, but nonetheless permitting pure air flow all through the rooms. The concept stays to attenuate reliance on air con. These two entities kind a “T”-shaped quantity, with a extra personal wing (housing the bedrooms and workplace) going through the dust highway, whereas the household/public house extends into the backyard and is totally open to it. Putting the bed room quantity perpendicular to the small highway creates a form of “buffer zone,” offering a excessive stage of privateness for the lounge, kitchen, and pool space.
On the entrance entrance, T3 located the storage, additionally serving as a utility room, alongside a non-public backyard devoted to the main bedroom, significantly the lavatory coated by a roof however open to the surface to learn from pure mild and air flow. Sliding doorways enable closure of the home when essential, however typically, this house is of course ventilated, and ceiling followers optimize consolation whereas minimizing vitality consumption. An out of doors eating space with a barbecue is linked to the lounge, permitting enjoyment of tropical evenings whereas barely avoiding bugs and different creatures due to a raised terrace in comparison with the pure floor stage. Moreover, a health club is situated in the back of the backyard, going through the pool.
All the constructing is designed with large roof overhangs insulated with rice husks (20-30cm thick) to stop warmth switch via the ceiling, providing considerably decrease temperatures than outdoors whereas defending the facades from rain in the course of the monsoon. The lighting design by Kobi Lighting Studio highlights the structure and panorama connectivity and creates ambiences with various levels of sunshine based mostly on the customers’ rhythms and moods, additionally following a sustainable strategy, contributing to decreasing mild air pollution prevalent in main cities.
The panorama design was fastidiously crafted to supply a tropical setting by choosing each native species for biodiversity and crops and timber requiring minimal upkeep, a vital level for a weekend villa, in keeping with a frugal and native strategy to landscaping. Lastly, with the rising inhabitants in main cities and the hectic tempo of life, increasingly more folks decide to both relocate or purchase a secondary residence in a peaceable place to take pleasure in life’s easy but important pleasures: nature, household, and pals. T3 ARCHITECTS and KANOPÉA Structure Studio may fulfill this need for escape whereas sustaining a logic of sustainability, frugality, and ease, integrating the rules of bioclimatic structure.