Viet Tri Home / i.Home Structure and Building
Textual content description supplied by the architects. Positioned within the coronary heart of Viet Tri Metropolis, Phu Tho, Viet Tri Home occupies a land space of 97.5m2, with a width of 5m and a size of 19.5m. I.HOUSE was assigned to renovate and develop the dwelling house whereas establishing a seamless and amicable reference to the house owner’s current residence.
The pre-renovation home, like many slim city properties, suffered from a cramped format. A cumbersome, distinguished staircase hindered motion and obstructed views; the bedrooms had been too tight and dimly lit, coupled with a disorganized association of practical areas, added complexity to every day household life. A major problem was the constructing’s west-facing facet, resulting in intense warmth from direct daylight, particularly in the course of the top of summer time. I.HOUSE’s go to on a scorching afternoon underscored this important situation. Moreover, its location on a busy avenue exposes it to noise and dirt air pollution. Regardless of these drawbacks, the home has potential advantages from its surrounding open areas and greenery, but these weren’t being utilized.
I.HOUSE’s core concept for the renovation venture is the idea of crafting interconnected hanging gardens on the facade. This design alternative not solely counteracts the warmth from the western solar but additionally relocates key areas to the rear for enhanced privateness and lowered thermal discomfort. The brand new design connects fluidly with the prevailing construction by means of pathways, a compact backyard, and interspersed inexperienced areas. The unique construction retains the lounge, kitchen, eating space, and storage, whereas the renovated house was left open for modern design. We reconfigured the home’s format, shifting the staircase and entrance to the entrance, resolving site visitors points and selling air circulation.
Adopting the “much less is extra” method, I.HOUSE integrated minimalist pure supplies and architectural kinds. The set up of expansive glass doorways at each ends capitalizes on the encompassing verdure and daylight, guaranteeing a vibrant visible expertise in each room, no matter climate or time. This method additionally maximizes pure lighting, aiding vitality effectivity – a vital consider Northern Vietnam’s local weather.
For supplies, a constant use of basalt and polished concrete for the home strikes a stability between aesthetic enchantment and long-term sturdiness. The doorway’s basalt wall acts as a protect in opposition to daylight and exterior noise, guaranteeing a tranquil inside surroundings. This wall, whereas non-public, nonetheless permits ample pure gentle on the bottom flooring and adjustments hue with the climate, providing a consistently evolving visible delight.
Viet Tri Home not solely brings residents nearer to nature but additionally cultivates a peaceable and nice dwelling surroundings that embodies a life-style eagerly sought by many city dwellers, representing a distinguished development in modern city townhouse architectural design.