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.

Status
01.2014
Program
Restaurant
Location
Son La province, Vietnam
GFA
14,000 m2
Client
Tien Doan Co., Ltd
Contractor
Suoi Hen JSC, Wind and Water House JSC
Photographs
Hiroyuki Oki, Vo Trong Nghia Architects
Design credit
Vo Trong Nghia Architects (VTN Architects)
Principal Architects
Vo Trong Nghia
Associate Architect
Vu Van Hai
Architects
Ngo Thuy Duong, Tran Mai Phuong