Ben Tre Lodge / Sanuki Daisuke architects
Textual content description supplied by the architects. The lodge challenge is positioned in Ben Tre, a suburban city about 80 kilometers southwest of Ho Chi Minh Metropolis. Ben Tre is likely one of the provinces that compose the Mekong Delta, an space characterised by fertile rice fields and wealthy coconut forests. The challenge is a boutique lodge of about 30 rooms, concentrating on vacationers and tour teams visiting the Mekong Delta. The shopper needed the lodge to be low-cost and as open and pure as doable. The location is lengthy and slender, 28m broad and 128m deep, and though it’s positioned alongside a freeway, it affords a glimpse of the attractive coconut forests of Ben Tre because it goes deeper into the location.
Nonetheless, the constructing could be very lengthy and slender as a result of want to offer a pathway for emergency autos on the location, leading to a really lengthy circulation. We thought the important thing level of the design was how you can invite company to the rear of the constructing with out boring them. The lodge design is the “Design of Expertise”. On this challenge, we studied how you can design a singular lodge for Ben Tre, the place folks can expertise the richness of nature regardless of the disadvantages of the location.
Sequence to Really feel the Wealthy Nature of The Mekong Delta. Because of the web site’s extraordinarily lengthy and slender form, this constructing is important for a single hall. This meant that company must stroll a protracted distance from the doorway on the road aspect to the again of the property. Subsequently, we designed the visitor rooms not in a straight line however at completely different angles to the location in order that the complete constructing would have a zigzag form. The construction consists of 5 teams of guestrooms and a hall together with one another. The place of the hall and guestrooms format is switched on the junction. This association additionally generates a greater view of the encircling. This creates a sequence that’s not only a tiresome lengthy hall however a various and circuitous sequence, permitting guests to get pleasure from quite a lot of scenes.
The cranked and recessed a part of the constructing is a backyard planted with palm bushes and different tropical bushes, and as guests stroll together with the Floor Flooring, a inexperienced backyard seems round each nook, together with the doorway, restaurant, and different brazenly designed frequent areas. The architect intends to get a major view of the panorama and the magnificent coconut grove by corridors and staircases association on the higher flooring.
Terracotta Bricks: Handmade Supplies Produced in The Area. Within the Mekong Delta space, unglazed bricks are made in lots of factories; these sorts of handmade bricks are fired at a brick manufacturing facility within the suburbs and used for the outside facade of this challenge. Every brick is made by hand, so the colours usually are not homogeneous, and this creates a heat look that can not be present in large-scale ready-made merchandise. Particularly, the outside partitions of the second and third-floor corridors and visitor rooms, which compose the lodge’s facade, have a sample of brick partitions with gaps between them, which function shades and screens that permit spectacular gentle to shine by, altering with time.
This distinctive materials of the Mekong Delta and the distinction with the greenery make the looks of this lodge attribute of different accommodations. Our proposal is to make this lodge “Slip into the character of Ben Tre”. Guests to this lodge will be capable of expertise quite a lot of scenes by the attribute circulation of the constructing. We designed a lodge the place the character of Ben Tre seems with a pleasing outside breeze simply by strolling round, and the attractive gentle adjustments with time.