Vietnamese architect Hung Manh Tran re-developed the interior of this 613 square foot (57 sqm) apartment.
It is located in Tay Ho, a urban district of Hanoi, Vietnam.
Apartment Renovation in Hanoi by Hung Manh Tran
“This is a normal kind in apartment design in Hanoi, private space and common space are totally separated along the length of this 57m2 apartment. The WC location is among 2 tiny bedrooms. This arrangement produces a space:
- Narrowness since of getting hidden from view.
- One bedroom and WC location can not get normal light. Although the other bedroom have as well significantly light.
- Balcony is “absent” from everyday pursuits.
- Storage area is too modest. This will create a cluttered environment in quick phrase.
The function of this project is to meet the functionally person requirement of client in a fully open space and without having interruption.
After the recent room is removed, a sculpture mass is place in the mid-space apartment. This strong block contains WC and technical box – perform a function as a physical shape not only splits but also connects other spaces. The beveled glass roof permits all-natural light reach deeply the WC area and bedroom modestly. The floor-to-ceiling wardrobe covers 2 walls along the total length of the apartment – integrated warehouse/wardrobe/cupboard/WC cabinet function.
The sleeping area is raised up, kitchen block which is mixed with dining table, link with balcony space. It each assures the function of every single separate space and continues all round area of the apartment.
Materials are picked to comprehensive a feeling of classy and simple room. The area of walls – white ceiling, dark chestnut floor, creates an perfect background for natural resources this kind of as raw silk, bamboo, papyrus, raw wood, black slate stone on the other furnitures and information.”
Photos by: Hung Manh Tran
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