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Mystical, magical, green. A house for its human occupants and a house for the trees. More importantly a house that gives to the city as well. The design for the award winning House for Trees in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam aims to address the overwhelming lack of vegetation in this urban centre as well as providing a connection to nature and a means to alleviate flash flooding from storm water run off. Each building is a giant planter box. Monolithic at ground level, ethereal above. By Vo Trong Nghia Architects.
The awards have been decided, gongs to be given and it's official. The World Architectural Festival has chosen the Dune House by New Zealand's Fearon Hay Architects as the winner in the Villa category. Nestled in the dunes of a popular beach the home provides shelter and privacy, a raw richness and coastal calm. Interiors are in collaboration with Penny Hay.