Here everything is thought out in order to save resources and energy. This architecture design allows the buildeing to receive plenty of sunlight reducing the need for artificial lighting. Trees in each window trap the heat in the room. Moreover, there is no need in air conditioners: The building is provided with cross ventilation.
This building is intended for cultural and educational work among the local population. Initially it was in a form of a perfect circle. But after local residents interviews there have been added several rooms with different functions, and the initial outline of the building has changed. Prize in “Objects of culture.”
In Ho Chi Minh City only 0.25% of the area of the whole city is covered with greenery, so the air is very polluted. Because of the high density of population areas for green space are not provided. This house is an attempt to solve the problem. Prize in “Best House”.
One of the major Swedish medical schools lacked a spacious auditorium where one could hold a lecture to a large number of students. Now there will be enough space for all students and conferences. Prize in “Higher education and research.”