May 20, 2022

The Fourthny

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42,000 Bamboo Shoots Construct an Illuminated, Latticed Welcome Center in Vietnam

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March 29, 2022

Grace Ebert

All photos by Hiroyuki Oki, courtesy of Vo Trong Nghia Architects

A glowing welcome middle of interlaced bamboo stands at the entrance of the resort Grand Planet Phu Quoc in Vietnam. Just one of several patterns by Vo Trong Nghia Architects that utilizes the ubiquitous materials, the facility is comprised of arches, domes, and angular grids constructed from 42,000 culms, or hollow shoots. The open up facade and embedded skylights let light to stream via the making, supporting to illuminate a 1,460-square-meter footprint, with site visitors getting into by way of an interior shaped like a lotus and bronze drum. “The light-weight comes in beautifully and, along with the natural colour of bamboo, generates a warm and personal environment, even although the composition is extremely open up in conditions of airflow,” the studio shared with dezeen.

For far more of Vo Trong Nghia’s architectural assignments, check out the studio’s web-site and Instagram.




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