The “thorny” house in Nha Trang is both “countryside” and modern

The trend of urbanization is growing strongly from cities to rural areas in Vietnam. The tube house model in the city also appears more and more densely in the countryside, losing the peaceful and poetic image of the countryside.

Below is one of the few projects Housing in Nha Trang tries to retain the familiar, gradually disappearing traditional features of rural houses.

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The house was built to create a fresh and close living environment with nature while still carrying the direction of modern life and following current social trends.

The house has a large enough setback from the main road to make a front yard. On both sides of the road are two rows of areca trees familiar to the countryside and many other trees planted below.

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This front yard is paved with Chinese tiles, creating synchronization with the house. The tiled roof is reminiscent of the image of traditional houses in the past in Vietnam.

From the yard, the view gradually changes when entering the house. The space is expanded in height when the living room and the first floor are not completely separated but have a large void. The space then begins to close when moving deeper inside to the dining room, kitchen, bathroom and parents’ bedroom.

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However, the connection between the kitchen area and the bathroom with the father’s bedroom Mother is an area for both a garden and a skylight. Separating the common living space and private resting place with a skylight helps bring natural light and wind into the house, making the air in the house always circulate and airy.

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The skylight area is where the homeowner takes advantage of planting more trees for shade, ornamental plants, flowers and birds. The skylight also helps separate the space between the two bedrooms on the first floor, ensuring absolute privacy and connection to nature.

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The stairs are a highlight for the House. The stairs to the first floor are designed as soft curves to help hide the broken corners of the building.

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The finishing material for the stairs and the house is terrazzo, a familiar type of tile Used by our ancestors since ancient times, it helps create a feeling of familiarity.

The interior of the house is also aimed at simplicity, comfort, and modernity. The use of white paint and light wood creates a feeling of more spacious and brighter space.

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Traditional elements are also cleverly brought into the house such as The wooden counter and chairs in the living room are as good as a familiar ceiling fan.

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With its thorny design, this house is clearly a highlight amidst the peaceful countryside of Nha Trang, but still has many features very familiar to the countryside.