25 Apr '16, 2pm

Vietnam's Tranquil Zen House looks and feels like a Buddhist monastery

Vietnam's Tranquil Zen House looks and feels like a Buddhist monastery

The 839-square-feet Zen House is a “tube house” typical of Vietnamese cities. Designed to provide a private, peaceful place amidst the crowded city streets, it is organized around a central atrium located beneath a glass ceiling flanked by wooden louvers . Broken up into several volumes, the project functions as a city-within-a-house, allowing natural light to penetrate rooms on all four floors. Concrete dominates the interior and creates a monastery-like atmosphere marked by simplicity.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/vietnams-tranquil-zen-house-looks-an...

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