“Resort in House” – Da Nang

Location: 42 Dang Thai Mai , Hai Chau, Da Nang

Client: Mr Nguyen Xuan Khiet

Floors : 03

GFA: 240m2

Finish: 2/2016


- Broadcasted on  the program Green Space – VTV3 (2016): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X8N57AVzQPk

- Published in the leading American archival network Archdaily: http://www.archdaily.com, www.designboom.comwww.freshome.comwww.5osa.tistory.comwww.arch2o.com

In the current housing situation,when the tube house architecture is often boring and dry,
With the different minds of the young couple, the architect creates a living space with a distinctive mark in Da Nang city.

The house called “Resort in house” with the desire to bring resort facilities into living space, such as swimming pool, garden, sunshine and even, wind and rain. From that, architectural solutions towards smooth elements for living space, showing the true beauty of the materials used in the building,create a unique “coat layer”and save energy for the house.

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This unique house like a jewel indeed mark a new architecture in Vietnam.

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The house is designed like a friendly resort with pool, gardens, trees and air flow, natural light.

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Skylights, open spaces, and vents in walls permit natural light to create a healthy and bright environment. The combination of natural light and airflow are extremely beneficial  as opposed to houses with poor ventilation, artificial light that absorb a lot of heat

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1nd floor bedroom

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2nd floor bedroom with large glass doors leading out to a small garden green.

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For “Resort in House”, the architect designed creative solutions such as concrete louver curtains with a decorative function. They allow in natural light but not direct hot sun and allow the heat to escape.  They are beautiful and soothing while controlling the light and temperature

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With “Resort in house”, the architect designs innovative solutions such as “concrete curtain ventilation” with a decorative function. They allow natural light inside, but not directly from the sun and heat to escape easily. It has aesthetic and can be controlled by light and temperature.


The west (heat exposed wall) was designed using special brick walls with ventilation holes created to reduce direct sun while allowing air flow.  This idea uses the concept of the traditional curtains of the people in Central Region of Vietnam. 
Creating the natural environment also utilized decorative concrete, natural rock and brick, and stone flooring which are known to be less heat absorbing and add natural beauty.