Wall House / CTA | Creative Architects

Wall House / CTA | Creative Architects

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Bien Hoa, Vietnam
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Wall House / CTA | Creative Architects - Exterior Photography, Brick, Stairs, Facade
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According to recently published scientific researches, indoor air quality is worse than outdoor air quality. Therefore, most of our discussions with the house owner tended to the idea of ​​a house which is able to 'breathe' 24/7 by itself. Through the process of working, the Wall house is shaped gradually:

Wall House / CTA | Creative Architects - Exterior Photography, Table, Windows, Chair, Patio
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Ground Floor Plan
Wall House / CTA | Creative Architects - Interior Photography, Stairs, Handrail
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A house is made up of eight separate spaces surrounded by ordinary walls. These eight blocks are interspersed and intersect at a common space, which is formed from 'breathing walls'. The 'breathing wall' consists of 2 elements:

Wall House / CTA | Creative Architects - Interior Photography, Windows, Stairs, Facade, Beam, Handrail
© Hiroyuki Oki

Open wall system is the first layer to prevent bad effects from the outside environment. This protection shell is made of hollow bricks which are lined up in the opposite direction with the conventional method of construction. With such arrangement, these hollow bricks create circulation of fresh air and natural light into the house. 

Wall House / CTA | Creative Architects - Exterior Photography, Garden
© Hiroyuki Oki
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Wall House / CTA | Creative Architects - Exterior Photography, Brick, Facade, Arch
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The garden space is a second layer to prevent the negative impact of the external environment on the living space inside.

Wall House / CTA | Creative Architects - Exterior Photography, Stairs, Facade
© Hiroyuki Oki

These two protection layers is equivalent to a normal wall but still ensure the air and light circulation.

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Cite: "Wall House / CTA | Creative Architects" 30 Jun 2021. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/942020/wall-house-cta-creative-architects> ISSN 0719-8884

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