When it comes to the world of housing in an urban setting space is often the biggest limiting factor. And in Vietnam this problem becomes even more stark as narrow homes with distinct Southeast Asian colonial architecture sit next to one another.
Designed by DADA & Partners it is the lower level of the expansive house that contains the family room living area dining space kitchen and other formal space while the top floor contains additional bedrooms and bathrooms.
We adore architects that turn the challenges born out of topography into unique opportunities to showcase their creative brilliance. Nestled on a leafy 700-square-meter site in the by Forte Gimenes & Marcondes Ferraz Arquitectos does precisely the same as it uses an open-air glassy pavilion to connect the interior with the outdoors even as a stunning concrete monolith offers both ample privacy and visual contrast.
The connection with water at the seems all too natural with the backyard of this luxurious home opening up towards a lovely canal adding to the brilliant natural landscape that overwhelms you with its beauty.
Terraced houses from the Victorian and Edwardian era are something of a common occurrence in reclusive inner city suburbs across Australia and when viewed from the outside seems absolutely no different.