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Rock Office / a21 studio

  • 01:00 - 23 December, 2010
Rock Office / a21 studio
Rock Office / a21 studio, ©  a21 studio
©  a21 studio

©  a21 studio ©  a21 studio ©  a21 studio ©  a21 studio +24

  • Location

    Binh Thanh district, Hochiminh city, Vietnam
  • Architects

    a21 studio
  • Area

    217.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2007
  • Photographs

From the architect. Located at a soft ground closed to a canal in Binh Thanh District, HCM city, this office is required to design to meet functions of an architecture & construction office as well interior showroom. In additional, a lowest construction cost is also a client’s concern due to short term rental of this site from 5 to 10 years only.

©  a21 studio
©  a21 studio

Under those circumstances, the idea using cheap local materials, easy to construct in a short-time and re-used ability was raised as a key design direction. The curved stone-walls made by many piled-up-steel-cages contained rocks inside to reduce horizontal force seem to be a suitable solution for this project. Furthermore, they also create the interesting spaces with different views to gardens as seeing from both inside and outside.

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©  a21 studio
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18 Comments

Student · December 16, 2013

What did you use to make those trees?

Karen Marquez · April 25, 2012

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Graham Cowen · October 21, 2011

The Rock Office by A21 Studio is an incredibly inspirational space. Beautiful work! http://t.co/rRAGuE1g @plethoraapp

Design Intervention · August 24, 2011

Sticks and stones may not break bones, but the do build awesome office buildings! xoxo http://ow.ly/6bsp0

A_ZI ZOU · July 22, 2011

bravo vietnam architects

Itnn Putt · March 27, 2011

http://is.gd/kw9Ct @plethoraapp

Katsudon · February 16, 2011

Absolutely marvelous!

Arthur Francisco · February 03, 2011

Rochas, pedras e aglomerados: http://t.co/SwDi5kQ

happyPLACE · January 22, 2011

"Dumber than a box of rocks"? Not this project in Vietnam. It cleverly uses cheap indigenous materials, simple... http://fb.me/FBCTOICN

Centor4 · December 29, 2010

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Red Wolf · December 27, 2010

Rock Office / a21 studio http://goo.gl/M4K67 #architecture

Nicholas Patten · December 25, 2010

Rock Office. http://bit.ly/hkJ1Hn

Xuong1 HAU ngu-vl · December 25, 2010

Nice!
I've been it 2 years ago.
Amazing ideal.

Václav Stracho? · December 24, 2010

RT @ArchDaily: Rock Office / a21 studio http://archdai.ly/fEhQPH #architecture // @hajekd Time to change office. :)

Vendah · December 24, 2010

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Erik Joya · December 24, 2010

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DEZIGN · December 24, 2010

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