The width of the narrow site was too deep for a single apartment and too narrow for two.
Taking the ideal apartment depth of 15 meters as a constraint, the apartments were effectively subtracted from the mass of the site area. An irregular-shaped block of five wings was created, ensuring aspect and amenity were provided to every apartment.
Location: Duong Ben Chuong Duong, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 10°45’24.01″N, 106°41’18.93″E
Design team: Thierry Lacoste, David Stevenson, Sergio Corona
Photography / images: Lacoste+Stevenson Architects