The West House / H2

The West House / H2
The West House / H2 - Windows
© Quang Dam

The West House / H2 - ChairThe West House / H2 - Shelving, Stairs, Windows, Beam, HandrailThe West House / H2 - Bathroom, Toilet, SinkThe West House / H2 - FacadeThe West House / H2 - More Images+ 21

Thành phố Vũng Tàu, Vietnam
  • Architects: H2
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  200
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2016
  • Photographs
    Photographs:Quang Dam
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers:  Oak venner, Philip, Tacera, Tecwood, Toto
  • Lead Architects: Tran Van Huynh Nguyen Thi Xuan Hai
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Text description provided by the architects. The owner has lived in one of terraced house on Vo Truong Toan street, ward 9, Vung Tau city with size 5mx20m and 4 floors before. They bought the same house beside for their using necessary, which in the terraced house.

The West House / H2 - Chair
© Quang Dam

The design solution: getting sunlight and natural wind for the house which on west, combining two existing construction for the new one and treat the old function effectivly and aesthetically. A stair was holded and the other was broken for a green void.

The West House / H2 - Lighting, Chair, Deck, Courtyard, Patio
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The design focuses on resetting the green space, garage, living room, kitchen and dining room on first floor. The owner likes rasing koi fish so our architects made a piscina combining with a pergola in front of house to set a green terrace. A stair was holded and the other was broken for a green void that makes West house fresh from inside. Trees are also planted more in the back yard.

The West House / H2 - Table
© Quang Dam

We design the sitting room and master bedroom for more exiting on second floor. The void area is layouted a kid net for kids to enjoy that easy to be overseen by adult instead of using hand rail.

The West House / H2 - Windows, Chair
© Quang Dam

The third floor is designed a reading room and wooden pillars to occult the sunlight for the void.

The West House / H2 - Facade, Handrail
© Quang Dam

We also use plastic wood pillars in vertical axis to cover almost the façade that help avoiding the west sunlight. The architects merger the surface of two old construction by iron frame and plastic wood pillars while expanting the terrace of second floor in front of master bedroom to make a enjoy space for owner after a long day.

The West House / H2 - Bathroom, Toilet, Sink
© Quang Dam

Main materials are kinds of wood, iron and natural stone. Vung Tau is the city where there’re many stone pit beside so we develop natural stone feature inside building to make warm and friendly feeling.

The West House / H2 - Windows
© Quang Dam

The interior of house is used natural wanult and wanult veneer Hdf with brown color luxuriously. Wall is coverd with cement and nautral stone at void area. The ceiling of first floor is completed by natural pine make space lighter and brighter. The oder floors are designed with natural oak and oak veneer Hdf like closet, shelf, table, bed, wall, ceiling combine with white wall.

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Cite: "The West House / H2" 19 Jul 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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