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Vertical glass array cuts façade of this L-shaped concrete house designed by Story Architecture

Vietnam Architecture News - Apr 15, 2021 - 16:03   2038 views

Vertical glass array cuts façade of this L-shaped concrete house designed by Story Architecture

Vietnamese architecture studio Story Architecture has designed a private house on a corner plot in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Named Alone House, the 48-square-metre house was designed for a client who lives alone in this house.

Located in a small alley in Ho Chi Minh City, at first sight, the house is not perceived with its layered volumes on top of each other, a continuous concrete volume form the main part of the house with its dramatic, vertical glass array as it cuts the façade upwards.

Vertical glass array cuts façade of this L-shaped concrete house designed by Story Architecture

"Life in the city with a lot of pressure about work, pressure about traffic jams, pressure about living expenses ... A house with lots of space to relieve the pressure is the criterion the design of this project," said Story Architecture.

Vertical glass array cuts façade of this L-shaped concrete house designed by Story Architecture

Reaching at four-storey, the house includes entrance hall, kitchen & dining, front yard, wc, living room, balcony, bedroom, laundry, terrace, concrete roof and grass roof.

Vertical glass array cuts façade of this L-shaped concrete house designed by Story Architecture

"Although the area of the house is small, all the spaces in our house have designed floor vents, or glass arrays to free up the vision, especially the bedroom we designed a floor vents so you can watch the sky relax before you fall asleep, and the early sunlight will wake you up instead of the phone alarm," said the studio.

Vertical glass array cuts façade of this L-shaped concrete house designed by Story Architecture

The interior design of the house is much more interesting. Users can feel the different angles of the walls, rounded geometries and the skylight. 

Vertical glass array cuts façade of this L-shaped concrete house designed by Story Architecture

The large glass array with irregular curves in the stair area also makes it more interesting to move and it is perceived from inside, the courtyard and greenery attached to the kitchen and dining space helps you relax more when eating alone.

Vertical glass array cuts façade of this L-shaped concrete house designed by Story Architecture

"Living room with large glass array and surrounding greenery, helping to free up the view and create comfort when living in small spaces," added the architects. 

Vertical glass array cuts façade of this L-shaped concrete house designed by Story Architecture

The house is located in a small alley, the distance from the opposite house is very much, so the shading system helps the house get light and wind, but still private, not disturbed by the opposite houses.

Vertical glass array cuts façade of this L-shaped concrete house designed by Story Architecture

Vertical glass array cuts façade of this L-shaped concrete house designed by Story Architecture

Vertical glass array cuts façade of this L-shaped concrete house designed by Story Architecture

Vertical glass array cuts façade of this L-shaped concrete house designed by Story Architecture

Vertical glass array cuts façade of this L-shaped concrete house designed by Story Architecture

Vertical glass array cuts façade of this L-shaped concrete house designed by Story Architecture

Vertical glass array cuts façade of this L-shaped concrete house designed by Story Architecture

Vertical glass array cuts façade of this L-shaped concrete house designed by Story Architecture

Vertical glass array cuts façade of this L-shaped concrete house designed by Story Architecture

Vertical glass array cuts façade of this L-shaped concrete house designed by Story Architecture

Vertical glass array cuts façade of this L-shaped concrete house designed by Story Architecture

Vertical glass array cuts façade of this L-shaped concrete house designed by Story Architecture

Vertical glass array cuts façade of this L-shaped concrete house designed by Story Architecture

Vertical glass array cuts façade of this L-shaped concrete house designed by Story Architecture

Vertical glass array cuts façade of this L-shaped concrete house designed by Story Architecture

Vertical glass array cuts façade of this L-shaped concrete house designed by Story Architecture

Vertical glass array cuts façade of this L-shaped concrete house designed by Story Architecture

Vertical glass array cuts façade of this L-shaped concrete house designed by Story Architecture

Vertical glass array cuts façade of this L-shaped concrete house designed by Story Architecture

Plans

Vertical glass array cuts façade of this L-shaped concrete house designed by Story Architecture

Sections

Vertical glass array cuts façade of this L-shaped concrete house designed by Story Architecture

Elevation

Vertical glass array cuts façade of this L-shaped concrete house designed by Story Architecture

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Project facts

Project name: Alone House

Architects: Story Architecture

Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. 

Size: 48m2 

Date: 2021 

All images © Minq Bui

All drawings © Story Architecture

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