dwp architects: everrich 2 apartments
dwp architects: everrich 2 apartments
jun 14, 2010

dwp architects: everrich 2 apartments

the ‘everrich 2’ apartments by dwp architects all images courtesy dwp architects

the ‘everrich 2’ apartments by vietnamese dwp architects is a housing complex which measures 630,000 square meters, and reaches a height of 37 storeys. in total, there are 3,100 apartment units ranging from 120 to 250 square meters each, with two floors of mixed retail and public space on the ground level. the project aims to be a self-sustaining community in district 7, ho chi minh city, and construction has already begun with approval from local authorities.

dwp architects: everrich 2 apartments the ‘everrich 2’ apartments at night

dwp architects: everrich 2 apartments the ‘everrich 2’ apartments

in its concept phase the building’s form was influenced a single continuous loop, or a mobius strip. the mammoth structure was softened into the shape of an undulating organic wave, creating different views, sun angles and breeze flows throughout. the final design is still true to the intentions of the original concept, offering various styles of dwelling units and manyopportunities for different kinds of glazing and natural landscaping. 

dwp architects: everrich 2 apartments detail of gardens

dwp’s green strategies, such as precast concrete and maximization of local masonry, are all included in the project. the architects produced a design that maintained good views from all apartments and incorporated a number of sustainable details including natural ventilation, sky gardens, green roofs and lavational shading treatments that will make the building very efficient in terms of energy usage.

dwp architects: everrich 2 apartments a view from a distance

standing in an open, fairly uninhabited part of district 7, this building will be an example of living on a grand scale in vietnam. 

dwp architects: everrich 2 apartments detail of the roof gardens

dwp architects: everrich 2 apartments aerial view

dwp architects: everrich 2 apartments a pool on one side of the roof

dwp architects: everrich 2 apartments the inside garden, consists of pools and sporting fields

project info: project name: the everrich 2 apartments location: phu thuan ward, district 7, ho chi min city client: phat dat real estate development corporation principal architect: dwp vietnam m&e engineers: pme c&s engineers: ace contractor: coteccon construction start: january 2010 scheduled completion date:february 2012 building height (m): 129 m building height (storeys): 37 storeys gross floor area:639,500 m2 site area: 112,585 m2

  • I agree with most of the comments above. Can one imagine living in this kind of a community? It is worse than the U.S. housing project of old. It is just terrible. The sad thing is that there are developers and building officials who approve and condone projects such as these, time and time again. It is sad for the architectural profession and schools that turn out people like that.

  • MAD’s “fake hills” project is already half way build.

  • just crap…

    not impressed
  • Shit!

  • I dont like it.
    The similar MAD’s project is much more better.

  • DEATH valley in the middle, no cross ventilation….

  • stupid architects!

    rem koolhaas
  • this looks like a las vegas hotel… no architetcural quality/ innovation whatsoever…mad’s project is also ridiculously bad

  • Copy MAD‘s project

  • inside garden is great. overall, not bad. it’s different.

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