sound of empty heart - bamboo Cultural Restaurant Platform by akasa minh architect , vietnam

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DESIGN DETAILS
DESIGN NAME:
sound of empty heart - bamboo

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
Cultural Restaurant Platform

INSPIRATION:
A restaurant with temporary requirement is located beside a great water feature of Hanoi,the West lake where is rounded by a chain of cultural heritages of dynasties from thousand years ago. The main concept is body architecture with inward sensitive sunlight and an wind power's structure cause by the West lake geographical characters itself, a flexible volume was considered to adapt on site. Bamboo was naturally chosen for realizing a concept. Skylight leads a play of special bamboo frame with kinetic art.

UNIQUE PROPERTIES / PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
Hanoi, a navel of regional nature and many layers of cultural and political systems, with an unique urban layout is characterized by natural water. The rivers, lakes, ponds and other water channels created hidden values of this high density national capital. ...Skylight leads a play of special bamboo frame with kinetic system and simple structure. Generally, building body is constructed like traditional bamboo object ,a fishing trap. Structural solution is unique by using knot art, flexible structure of wind's power and construction processing by local handicraft men.

OPERATION / FLOW / INTERACTION:
Skylight leads a play of special bamboo frame with kinetic system and simple structure. Generally, building body is constructed like traditional bamboo object, a fishing trap. Structural solution is unique by using knot art for wind pressured duration and new experience of bamboo details. Here is a first time and big scale bamboo building of using this skill in Vietnam

PROJECT DURATION AND LOCATION:
Start in February 2017 and finished in April 2017 at the West lake , Hanoi , Vietnam

FITS BEST INTO CATEGORY:
Architecture, Building and Structure Design

PRODUCTION / REALIZATION TECHNOLOGY:
Bamboo was naturally chosen for realizing a concept and situation .The 5500 bamboos with 6 meters length were carried to the site from the forest distance 100 kilometers to the west of Hanoi, 6 meters is maximum length for allowing a truck gets into the city as well. Skylight leads a play of special bamboo frame with kinetic system and simple structure. Generally, building body is constructed like traditional bamboo object, a fishing trap. Structural solution is unique by using knot art for wind pressured duration and new experience of bamboo details. Here is a first time and big scale bamboo building of using this skill in Vietnam.

SPECIFICATIONS / TECHNICAL PROPERTIES:
Inside of restaurant was splendored by particular bamboo structure and skylight with filtered hinged canvas. Around 4.pm to 6.pm a movable light plays on the upward surface roof, resulting from reflected light of the water dock at the west side of project. Building serves as a restaurant and encourages a platform for cultural activities, enriches a chain of history in contemporary life of Hanoi. Project : Waterplatfrom Start : 19/2/2107 End : 30/4/2017 Area : 560 sqm Maximum height : 10 meters Spanning : 12 meters Structure : bamboo, knot skill Other materials: traditional grass roof, polycarbonate sheets, terracotta tile

TAGS:
bamboo knot art architecture

RESEARCH ABSTRACT:
Sound of empty heart- bamboo Hanoi, a navel of regional nature and many layers of cultural and political systems, with an unique urban layout is characterized by natural water. The rivers, lakes, ponds and other water channels created hidden values of this high density national capital. A restaurant with temporary requirement is located beside a great water feature of Hanoi,the West lake where is rounded by a chain of cultural heritages of dynasties from thousand years ago. So, the building should be a meeting point of citizen with special atmosphere and accommodating restricted urban regulations of construction. At the same time, a site includes particular trees, water dock, and existing small building need to be preserved and improved. The main concept is body architecture with inward sensitive sunlight and an anti-wind power cause by the West lake geographical characters itself, a flexible volume was considered to adapt on site. Bamboo was naturally chosen for realizing a concept and situation .The 5500 bamboos with 6 meters length were carried to the site from the forest distance 100km to the west of Hanoi, 6 meters is maximum length for allowing a truck gets into the city as well. Skylight leads a play of special bamboo frame with kinetic system and simple structure. Generally, building body is constructed like traditional bamboo object ,a fishing trap. Structural solution is unique by using knot art for wind pressured duration and new experience of bamboo details. Here is a first time and big scale bamboo building of using this skill in Vietnam. Inside of restaurant was splendored by particular bamboo structure and skylight with filtered hinged canvas. Around 4.pm to 6.pm a moveable light plays on the upward surface roof, resulting from reflected light of the water dock at the west side of project. Building serves as a restaurant and encourages a platform for cultural activities, enriches a chain of history in contemporary life of Hanoi

CHALLENGE:
A restaurant with temporary requirement is located beside a great water feature of Hanoi, the West lake where is rounded by a chain of cultural heritages of dynasties from thousand years ago. So, the building should be a meeting point of citizen with special atmosphere and accommodating restricted urban regulations of construction. At the same time, a site includes particular trees, water dock, and existing small building need to be preserved and improved. The main concept is body with inward sensitive sunlight and an anti-wind power cause by the West lake geographical characters itself, a flexible volume was considered to adapt on site.

ADDED DATE:
2017-12-15 04:40:57

TEAM MEMBERS (3) :
akasa minh architect, associates : Tuyen, Hien, Nam and workers : Phat,Tho, Cung, Mai, Hop, Le, Thuc

IMAGE CREDITS:
akasa minh

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CLIENT/STUDIO/BRAND DETAILS
NAME:
akasha + associates

PROFILE:
Having an particular restaurant in an unique site of the West lake, a huge central historical water surface of the Hanoi capital, is a great ambition of the client. With a challenge of minimum budget and restrict urban regulation the project was carefully designed by using a bamboo, a flexible material and adapt a temporary land-use law of site. Client trademark : Waterplatform Location : Quang An street, West Lake, Hanoi, Vietnam

NOMINATION DETAILS

Sound of Empty Heart-bamboo Cultural Restaurant Platform by Akasa Minh Architect, Vietnam is a Nominee in Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category.

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Sound of Empty Heart-bamboo Cultural Restaurant Platform by Akasa Minh Architect, Vietnam is Winner in Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category, 2017 - 2018.



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