The Quê

  • Prize
    Honorable Mention in Architecture
  • Company/Firm
    23o5 Studio
  • Lead Designer
    Ngo Viet Khanh Duy
  • Other Designer(s)
    Nguyen Minh,Pham Duc Minh,Vo Thanh Linh,Hue Tran
  • Architect
    Ngo Viet Khanh Duy
  • Interior Designer
    23o5 studio team
  • Construction Company
    23o5 Studio
  • Location
    District 2, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Project Date
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The Quê, project is designed with the proportions and form of the traditional architecture form - a metaphor about a communal house in the village - "Dinh".
Located in the middle of many high houses and apartments behind, the project sought to create the best viewing platform for the inside and outside scenery. Defined as a home stay facility type motel and restaurant, meditate regenerative place. The project is a renovation, including architecture, garden landscape. The main house was demolished and only the concrete frame structure retained.
The raised terrain creates an approach - combining garden and aquarium, creating a natural scene on the front porch. Yoga place or a tea place overlooking the garden.
The entrance to the cellar next to the aquarium, leading down to a vegetarian restaurant where only sunshine, trees, wind, and birds - a quiet space, full of ventilation.
The upper floors are for relaxation, the bedrooms are opened by windows, get the wind and take advantage of natural light, combining a vegetable garden. The meditation zone, where regeneration and concentration. Spaces are lighted and winded through gaps, and the water surface is set to lower the temperature.

23o5studio is an architectural studio based in HCMC, Vietnam. With a diversity in projects, 23o5studio thoughtfully establishes interesting, comfortable and personalized experiences for users. In the process of architectural creation, 23o5studio always observes and applies familiar elements in local architecture. The philosophy that promotes peace and silence creates architectural spaces that have a better connection between human with nature and with their own self.

Other prizes
• Architecture MasterPrize (AMP) 2021 –The Red cave– Jury Winner • Architecture MasterPrize (AMP) 2021 –The Quê – Jury Winner • Architecture MasterPrize (AMP) 2021 –Pink House–Honorable Mention • LOOP Design Awards 2021–The Red cave–Category Award Winners • WA Awards 38th cycle (World architecture community awards)–The Hut–Jury Winner • WA Awards 37th cycle (World architecture community awards)–The Red Cave–Jury Winner • WA Awards 37th cycle (World architecture community awards)–Pink House–Selected by community member • WA Awards 37th cycle (World architecture community awards)–Pink House –Jury Winner • Dezeen Awards 2021 –Pink House–Longlists • LIV Hospitality Award 2020–The Quê–Honorable Mention • Vietnam Green Architecture Prize 2019 l 2020 –Nhà T??ng Vàng–Silver Title • Top 10 House 2018 –The Hut–Jury Winner • Ho Chi Minh Architecture Prize 2017 –HVB Complex–Bronze Title • Spec Go Green International Awards 2017 –The Longcave–5 Finalist