Located in North of Vietnam, Son La province, the restaurant in Son La Complex in one of the most potential economic areas of Son La province requires meeting demand for function, local culture and unique architecture as well. And the investor needs an economical project, architects have to find a solution of structure and construction materials to decrease construction cost for this project.

The restaurant is designed with main natural local materials such as stone, bamboo, “vot” to 8 separate blocks with different height with open view to natural garden restaurant, to meet demand to be cool in summer but warm in winter. The common space and the private spaces are connected with each other by large thatched roof “vot” with the main “luong” structure. The 80-10mm diameter “luong” are tightening as column and the main beams are composed of 5 interlocking bamboos.

Son La province, Vietnam
14,000 m2
Tien Doan Co., Ltd
Suoi Hen JSC, Wind and Water House JSC
Hiroyuki Oki, Vo Trong Nghia Architects
Design credit
Principal Architects: Vo Trong Nghia
Associate Architect: Vu Van Hai
Architects: Ngo Thuy Duong, Tran Mai Phuong