ƯU ĐÀM Vegetarian Restaurant / Le House

ƯU ĐÀM Vegetarian Restaurant  / Le House - Windows, FacadeƯU ĐÀM Vegetarian Restaurant  / Le House - Table, Chair, Garden, Patio, Deck, CourtyardƯU ĐÀM Vegetarian Restaurant  / Le House - BeamƯU ĐÀM Vegetarian Restaurant  / Le House - Chair, Table, BeamƯU ĐÀM Vegetarian Restaurant  / Le House - More Images+ 59

Hàng Bài, Vietnam
  • Architects: Le House
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  1000
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2016
  • Photographs
    Photographs:Hiroyuki Oki
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers:  Bomanite, Greenman, Hai Long glass, Hydan, M&A
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ƯU ĐÀM Vegetarian Restaurant  / Le House - Table, Chair, Beam, Patio, Courtyard
© Hiroyuki Oki

Text description provided by the architects. Located in the heart of a crowded Hanoi Street, Ưu Đàm Vegetarian quietly blossoms as a verdant and peaceful oasis welcoming thirsty pedestrians on the desert. Walking through the terrace, passing the Multi-face Buddha relief sculpture, visitors merge themselves into Ưu Đàm’s space to cast off all their burdens outside the gate.

ƯU ĐÀM Vegetarian Restaurant  / Le House - Chair, Beam
© Hiroyuki Oki
ƯU ĐÀM Vegetarian Restaurant  / Le House - Beam
© Hiroyuki Oki

The three-storey space of the restaurant represents to three Buddhist periods: the Past- the Present and the Future. Each storey will be an interesting discovery for visitor who himself will experience what are trying to be sent by the sincere heart through each interior design corner, each manually selected table napkin, chopsticks, bowl and each vegetables of the restaurant. In the current noisy and busy life, it’s hard to be not engulfed in such peaceful space to be back to human’s religious meditation ego.

ƯU ĐÀM Vegetarian Restaurant  / Le House - Beam, Handrail
© Hiroyuki Oki

Ưu Đàm is the Vietnamese transcription of “Udumbara” in Sanskrit, which means “an auspicious flower from heaven”. According to Buddhist scriptures, Udumbara are extremely rare, they bloom only once every three millennium when a holy Buddha appears in the human world. After thousands of years absorbing essence of earth and heaven, Udumbara blossoms quietly, a pure and precious signal of a prosperous new era.

ƯU ĐÀM Vegetarian Restaurant  / Le House - Forest
© Hiroyuki Oki

Inspired by that story, Ưu Đàm Vegetarian was built with a desire to spread this positive spirit. Ưu Đàm Vegetarian offers a cozy and quiet vibe, with exquisite, nutritious and healthy cuisine in a peaceful and relaxing environment for all our precious diners, their families and friends. We hope that Ưu Đàm Vegan helps our valuable customers lead a healthy life and find their inner peace.

ƯU ĐÀM Vegetarian Restaurant  / Le House - Table, Chair
© Hiroyuki Oki

Each and every dish and drink is the essence of Mother Nature, prepared from the heart by dedicated and highly skilled chefs. All diners are valued and cherished as an Udumbara in the Buddhist heart.

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Address:34 Hàng Bài, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội, Vietnam

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Cite: "ƯU ĐÀM Vegetarian Restaurant / Le House" 28 Mar 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/891382/uu-dam-vegetarian-restaurant-le-house> ISSN 0719-8884

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