KONTUM House / Khuon Studio

KONTUM House  / Khuon Studio - Facade, Beam, HandrailKONTUM House  / Khuon Studio - TableKONTUM House  / Khuon Studio - WindowsKONTUM House  / Khuon Studio - StairsKONTUM House  / Khuon Studio - More Images+ 16

  • Architects: Khuon Studio
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  115
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2016
KONTUM House  / Khuon Studio - Windows
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Text description provided by the architects. The house is located in a Vietnamese Central Highland district, well known for its tropical climate with a dry and wet season. Client needs an accommodation for a comfortable life of a young spousal relationship and assure the domestic microclimate, although the budget is tight.

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An one-storey house stretches along 5-meter width and 23-meter depth boundary, in which scattered light wells and plants. These natural figures are distributed to every function area, such as planting bed under light apertures for living room, bedroom with window opens to small courtyard also with plant beds, therefore is the restroom located. From almost every interior view, natural light and green lush are to be seen.

KONTUM House  / Khuon Studio - Door, Facade, Windows
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KONTUM House  / Khuon Studio - Windows
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The front elevation suffers from harsh sunlight as it faces the west, so the façade is composed of a rigid veil of patterned concrete blocks in front and glass curtain wall behind. Double skin façade reduces the heat of western sunlight, also decorates the interior with lighting dots as it passes through the patterned concrete blocks. The glass curtain wall behind can be easily opened or closed to adjust the amount of inhale wind.

KONTUM House  / Khuon Studio - Garden
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White is the main ambient color of the house, mean to distinguish other natural colors of local materials, such as grey of concrete floor, handicrafted moulded patterned blocks, natural wood colors of furniture, lush green of plants under light well. All these simple characters mingle together for a content living space of a young family.

KONTUM House  / Khuon Studio - Facade, Beam, Handrail
Courtesy of Khuon Studio

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Cite: "KONTUM House / Khuon Studio" 23 Jun 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/789959/kontum-house-khuon-studio> ISSN 0719-8884

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