Weinerberger Brick Award 2015 : Designed by Tropical Space co Limited, this house is way different from a normal house.
The way the residence is organized resembles a termite mound. As common in Central Vietnam, it is built of solid brick only, which meets the extreme climatic conditions of this region. The building is constructed to use the small available space as best and economically as possible.
At night, the perforated but windowless brick façade glows like an ornamented lantern. The overall budget for the construction and furnishing costs was quite low.
Nevertheless, the house provides a good living standard. A sophisticated layout allowed the incorporation of essential parts like an office, bathrooms and sleeping areas, but also a small library and a prayer room. The green roof serves as a garden for the residents. click here to read full article….