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Bamboo Wing – Vinhphuc, Vietnam

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Building:  Bamboo Wing
Location:  Vinhphuc, Vietnam
Architect:  Vo Trong Nghia Architects
Contractor:  Hong Hac-Dai Lai JSC
Size:  1,600 sm
Completed:  2010
Awards:  Green Good Design 2012, FuturArc Green Leadership Award 2012, Vietnam Green Architecture Award 2012, International Architecture Award 2011

AE Interests: Bamboo serves as the finishing material and the structural material, bird’s wing: a pure bamboo cantilever (12 meters) [a]; balances itself on one leg without any columns on the edge, suitable to take in cool wind through the pond [b]; comfortable thermal environment without air-conditioning [a]; the structure and openness allows people inside to feel as if they are in nature [c]
[a, b, c]

Written by afranehal

September 7, 2016 at 12:18 pm

Posted in Built

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