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Nguyen Nhat Linh
Textual content description supplied by the architects. Ho Chi Minh metropolis is without doubt one of the most densely populated Metropolitans of Southeast Asia. Dwelling within the metropolis is extraordinarily cluttered, suffocated in addition to cramped. Moreover, in an period of Covid-19 Pandemic, individuals are “caught” at dwelling with “Working from dwelling” way of life, a home isn’t solely merely a spot to stay but in addition being reworked into a spot to work. PHI home is a brand new housing typology designed by UX House, within the context of residing in a megacity like Ho Chi Minh metropolis in addition to to reply to the adjustments, challenges throughout “the New Regular” Covid-19 Pandemic. Design Idea – P.H.I = Tempo + Hybrid + Introvert persona
Quick tempo in slow house – In UX House’ design philosophy, the tip customers’ time and well-being are rooted in essentially the most complete design expertise, additionally for the Phi Home undertaking, the mission is to assist relations and guests have a chance to decelerate to expertise the house. Wherein, the condensation time is proven within the design answer to create a gradual house. In addition to, the household funds issue and the urgency of home transferring pose challenges; Due to this fact, UX House proposed an especially minimal and easy design to scale back building value and set up time, which gives an inexpensive home answer for a small familywise presents extra decisions in utilizing the house.
Hybrid – In Phi home, there isn’t any particular boundary between areas (kitchen + eating; sleeping + working; circulation + storage; and so on.). Hybrid use of house was additionally proven alongside the primary hall, which is outlined by a 14-meter lengthy built-in cabinets. The cabinets are used for selection decisions of storing and organizing home goods like kitchen, pantry, home equipment, fridge, washer, sneakers cabinets, ebook cabinets, and so on . Issues are positioned and crammed in an orderly construction which creates a range and adaptability in methods of residing. Essentially the most fascinating factor of a hybrid home isn’t solely mirrored within the useful layouts but in addition within the spatial sections.
Introvert Persona – In contrast to typical townhouse in HCMC, Phi home isn’t open to the surface however to the within, The 2 easy facades each back and front with simply an “sufficient” opening for daylight and air flow, which prevents noise and air air pollution in addition to maintains the privateness and intimacy of the house owners. Home for the introvert isn’t a shy home however the home designed to be seemed inside out and acquire power from internal reflection. Staircase and bathrooms are situated within the entrance of the home, make place for the inner-courtyard because the centre of the home, whereas kitchen, lounge and bedrooms are sandwiched between two internal courtyards, creating ethereal, well-lit and well-ventilated foremost residing areas. Phi home is designed as a primary framework for the customers to fill-in their persona.