tropical space constructs vietnamese showroom with clay brick + metal frame system
 

tropical space constructs vietnamese showroom with clay brick + metal frame system

vietnamese architecture firm tropical space has used traditional clay brick and metal for the frame system of orgarnicare, a showroom for vietnamese fish sauce and other organic products. located in in ho chi minh city, the project is reformed from an old house built before 1975, which was itself fixed and expanded many times before.

all images by quang dam

 

 

 

the consistent brick and metal frame system designed by tropical space extends from the façade to the interior, where it is being used as shelves to display orgarnicare’s products. depending on the amount and size of products, the frame system can be changed or removed flexibly, while parts of it are occupied by pots with various types of plants that bring part of the outside, in.

 

‘besides honoring the value of vietnam traditional fish sauce, we also want to honor the value of the traditional clay brick,’ the studio, founded by architects nguyen hai long and tran thi ngu ngon, explains.

 

 

 

project info:

 

name: organicare showroom

architect: tropical space

location: 116 lê văn sỹ, tp. hcm

client: organicare.vn

principal architect: nguyễn hải long, trần thị ngụ ngôn

design team: nguyễn tuấn đăng, phạm khánh duy, lê văn duy bảo, saurav shah

type of project: reforming project

    have something to add? share your thoughts in our comments section below.
    all comments are reviewed for the purposes of moderation before publishing.

    comments policy
    LOG IN
    designboom's comment policy guidelines
    generally speaking, if we publish something, it's because we're genuinely interested in the subject. we hope you'll share this interest and if you know even more about it, please share! our goal in the discussion threads is to have good conversation and we prefer constructive opinions. we and our readers have fun with entertaining ones. designboom welcomes alerts about typos, incorrect names, and the like.
    the correction is at the discretion of the post editor and may not happen immediately.

    what if you disagree with what we or another commenter has to say?
    let's hear it! but please understand that offensive, inappropriate, or just plain annoying comments may be deleted or shortened.

    - please do not make racist, sexist, anti-semitic, homophobic or otherwise offensive comments.
    - please don't personally insult the writers or your fellow commenters.
    - please avoid using offensive words, replacing a few letters with asterisks is not a valid workaround.
    - please don't include your website or e-mail address in your comments for the purpose of self-promotion.
    - please respect jury verdicts and do not discuss offensively on the competition results
    (there is only one fist prize, and designboom usually asks renown professionals to help us to promote talent.
    in addition to the awarded designs, we do feel that almost all deserve our attention, that is why we publish
    the best 100-200 entries too.)

    a link is allowed in comments as long as they add value in the form of information, images, humor, etc. (links to the front page of your personal blog or website are not okay). unwelcome links (to commercial products or services of others, offensive material etc. ) will be redacted. and, ... yes, spam gets banned. no, we do not post fake comments.

    PRODUCT LIBRARY

    a diverse digital database that acts as a valuable guide in gaining insight and information about a product directly from the manufacturer, and serves as a rich reference point in developing a project or scheme.

    architecture news

    ×
    keep up with our daily and weekly stories
    492,838 subscribers
    - see sample
    - see sample