Wall House / CTA | Creative Architects

Wall House / CTA | Creative Architects

© Hiroyuki Oki © Hiroyuki Oki © Hiroyuki Oki © Hiroyuki Oki + 35

Bien Hoa, Vietnam
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  208
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2018
  • Photographs Photographs:  Hiroyuki Oki
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: AutoDesk, INAX, Panasonic, Signify, Bạch Mã, Dong Nai, Trimble, Viet Nhat Glass, Xingfa
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© Hiroyuki Oki
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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:

© Hiroyuki Oki
© Hiroyuki Oki
Ground Floor Plan
Ground Floor Plan
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© Hiroyuki Oki

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:

© Hiroyuki Oki
© 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. 

© Hiroyuki Oki
© Hiroyuki Oki
Diagram 04
Diagram 04
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© Hiroyuki Oki

The garden space is a second layer to prevent the negative impact of the external environment on the living space inside.

© Hiroyuki Oki
© Hiroyuki Oki

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

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