This four-storey townhouse in Hanoi is built on the philosophy of “Wabisabi”, which is full of old features but still very harmonious with modern breathing.
Designer: Le house
Architect: Le Hung Trong
Construction area: 110 m2
Land area: 433 m2
Completion year: 2017
On the small street Trieu Viet Vuong in Hanoi, the house number 97 is a beautiful four-storey house with a philosophy. Based on the spirit of the “Wabisabi” philosophy, which is “the beauty of incompleteness and incompleteness,” the four-storey townhouse contains many memories that are unlikely to be encountered in living spaces. Great.
With the spirit of “Wabisabi” this four-storey house as a re-image of the old houses of Hanoi before. The modest height of the building, brown roof tile, white wall background is to express the old town atmosphere of the old days.
Around this 4 storey townhouse is the modern house. Although a single style but nostalgic design is enough to impress the road.
In order to maintain the original four-storey house, the architects of Le house used most of the rough materials. Old brick, abrasive concrete and wood are easily found in this townhouse.
Le house’s architect also carried out a split-level solution, connecting two spaces in the townhouse with a light slope. The host also sacrificed the precious space of the building so that the architects designed the skylight for the house. It is thanks to the wells of the sky that the floor of the house becomes the place where the light, the natural wind to create air to airy, comfortable for the house.
The living room is so rustic, simple with wooden furniture, rough brick walls and green pots are placed randomly under the bench.
Wood table and chairs are placed underneath the sunlit well. Plant pots, flower baskets, … all make space cozy meals.
The wooden staircase system , modern glass balustrade is the highlight for the old town spirit home spirit.
Meanwhile, the kitchen is no less rustic with wooden furniture. A set of wooden tables and chairs are also arranged here for the whole family to choose where to eat.
Bedroom space adjacent bathroom. Still the dominant presence of wooden furniture. The bedroom has large windows that open up to the city view, while overlooking the cool floor of the house.
Wood remains the main material in the relaxing space of this 4 storey townhouse.
(Photo: Hoang Le)
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