vo trong nghia: WNW bar vo trong nghia: WNW bar
nov 11, 2009

vo trong nghia: WNW bar

wnw bar by vo trang nghia co. ltd all images courtesy vo trang nghia co. ltd

 

 

 

vietnamese architectural studio vo trang nghia co. ltd have designed the WNW bar located in vietnam. due to the area being prone to flooding the firm created an architectural model that addresses low cost materials, high speed construction and ease of transport. in order to help residents in the flood-stricken areas to build temporary houses, tents, school classrooms, businesses such as cafes, bars and resorts, the model of wind and water bar (wnw bar) was proposed in the initial design by vo trang nghia co. ltd.

 

 

 

 

 

WNW bar is a structural bamboo arch system spanning 10m in height and 15m in length. the main frame is made from 48 units of bamboo elements. materials using for the roof covering are the sheets that made from the leaves having the high resistance in fire. bamboo trees are popularly grown in many places in vietnam.

 

 

 

 

 

the WNW bar is located in the centre of thu dau mot, binh duong province in the southern region of vietnam. this area will become a cultural center for the local residents.the construction site is located in the man-made lake, using the natural wind energy together with the cool water from the lake to make the natural air-ventilation. on the top of roof, there is a hole with diameter of 1.5m functioning to release hot air out.

 

 

 

 

 

the WNW bar was built by local workers in duration of 3 months (from october 2007 to january 2008).

 

vo trang nghia co. ltd’s wnw bar was a shortlisted entry in the categories of civic and community, interiors and fit out and structural design at the world architecture festival 09.

 

 

bamboo structure

 

 

 

 

  • Goooooood!

    Niki says:
  • the best architecture I have seen in 2010
    amazing

    claude says:
  • while sitting your eyes are on one level with the water! love it!

    using designboom as brower's firstpage ist gret! says:
  • simply beautiful!!!!

    reb says:
  • just beautiful. there still are a lot of things to learn from vernacular architecture!!!

    conejoblanco says:
  • good work

    ezgi says:
  • amazing structure!

    V says:
  • simple great divine lovely interior & exterior
    om namay shivay

    dinesh bhardwaj says:
  • brilliant

    silicon m says:
  • fantastic

    sb says:
  • That’s very nice.

    Pardon says:
  • great structure!

    iMagot says:
  • Bamboo is a great material.

    dust says:

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