Vegan House / Block Architects

15 June of 2015 by

Architects: Block Architects
Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
Architect In Charge: Duc Hoa Dang
Area: 60.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Quang Tran

From the architect. This house was in an old terrace next to an apartment built in 1965. The owner works in travel and tourism, he once rented the house and planned to renovate it into a cultural place. It is on this spot that people meet up, share and cook Vietnamese traditional food, especially vegan one. They may also stay in during their time in Vietnam.

The owner had hoarded up all the abandoned old things from his friends before brought about the project. They were every kind of furniture such as table, chair, wardrobe, window and lampshade. With a tight budget, the architect wanted to exploit these old things with available ones and new ones to create a fresher place which still keeps traditional values of the former house.

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