Outsized roof shelters Home in Quang Yen in Vietnam

Outsized roof shelters Home in Quang Yen in Vietnam

An outsized roof lined with terracotta tiles shelters this residence within the centre of a walled backyard in Quang Yen, Vietnam, designed by native studios Ra.atelier and Ngo + Pasierbinski.

Accomplished for a household that has owned the backyard for generations, Home in Quang Yen transforms the positioning into an area appropriate for giant gatherings and sleeping.

Exterior of House in Quang Yen with a terracotta-tiled roof and planted garden
Home in Quang Yen is sheltered by an outsized roof

The sq. plan of the house sits on the intersection of two semi-circular areas within the backyard – one to the south containing a big pond, and the opposite to the north that includes two yards that act as an extension of the kitchen.

“The center of the previous backyard was the half-moon pond with mountain miniature, numerous bonsai pots, a entrance flower backyard constructed by the grandfather and a vegetable backyard by the grandmother,” defined Ra.atelier and Ngo + Pasierbinski.

Aerial view of homes in Vietnam with lush green gardens and terracotta-tiled roofs
Home in Quang Yen sits on the centre of a walled backyard

“The brand new backyard is constructed on two new half-moon curves intersecting at two factors, shaping a sq. which is the footprint of the brand new home in the course of the positioning,” the group continued.

On the northern finish of the Home in Quang Yen, the kitchen is sheltered by a smaller, steeply sloping part of roof that’s punctured by a sq. opening to provide the bed room behind it a transparent view of the backyard.

Exterior House in Quang Yen by Ra.atelier and Ngo + Pasierbinski
Terracotta tiles cowl the roof

A double-height lounge occupies the southern finish of the house, overlooking the pond via massive wood-framed home windows and sheltered from the solar by the big roof.

“The massive waterfront to the south not solely brings a formidable visible impact but in addition stabilises the micro-climate of the home,” defined the architects.

Two bedrooms and a educating house wrap the lounge on the bottom ground and, above, the primary ground incorporates two additional bedrooms, a worship house and a smaller lounge.

The place the 2 roof sections would meet, a small hole has been left for a skylight, permitting mild into the first-floor worship house whereas sustaining privateness.

Interior of a concrete room with wooden furniture and wood-framed sliding doors overlooking a pond
The lounge overlooks the outside pond. Photograph is by Duc Ngo

Inside, Home in Quang Yen has plain white partitions and ceilings, teamed with pale picket furnishings to deliver a minimal really feel to the house.

Slender, white columns have been used to subtly demarcate totally different areas, whereas a round cut-out offers a line of sight between the residing space, staircase and backyard.

Interior space with white walls, a staircase and circular opening
A round opening by the staircase appears to be like onto the lounge under

“Every predominant house has its central column, abstractly recalling the timber within the backyard as if the household resides beneath the branches,” stated Ra.atelier and Ngo + Pasierbinski.

“The home is the extension of the backyard, the backyard is the extension of the home.”

Different properties lately accomplished in Vietnam embody a dwelling designed by MIA Design Studio to be “really strange”, with a easy metal body construction subdivided by white curtains.

The pictures is by Hoang Le until acknowledged in any other case.

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