October 3, 2023


Taste the Home & Environment

the ‘red cave’ residence by 23o5studio is a back garden retreat in vietnam

a backyard residence for wellness


with the design of its ‘red cave,’ 23o5studio transforms the urban ambiance of a household plot in vietnam into a lush garden. the staff opinions, ‘we pursue the standard architectural type — a metaphor for a communal home in the village — đình.’ the dwelling usually takes on a wellness-oriented program from the ground flooring to the rooftop. this includes a health and fitness space under, a to start with flooring yoga studio, and a comforting retreat on the roof terrace. though coaching on the ground ground, the occupant is surrounded by the tree-loaded garden. this natural spot drove the design of the rest of the home, as the designers notice, ‘what if the garden wasn’t just underground?

photographs by hiroyuki oki



a ‘red cave’ eradicated from the town


23o5studio (see a lot more below) models its ‘red cave’ household with a uncomplicated, and serene application. on the floor ground, the functional spaces are structured laterally in system, though vacant areas swell in the middle. an array of pillars surrounds the strategy, emphasizing the ambiguous boundary in between the within and exterior. this vacant place is constructed with a flexible system, and serves as a neutral, scenic frame to be activated by the user. 


the first amount is focused to yoga. although the staff initially prepared a completely empty house, the want for soundproofing knowledgeable a additional elaborate design. a ‘vague’ box takes condition with walls of timber and glass, and is surrounded by a corridor which extends into the garden. ‘we centered much more on harnessing the light-weight at the primary seat (terrazzo circle-slab), surrounded by the structural slope roof, building a dark place to take up the focused gentle. trees and water area, light are blended to make a tranquil backyard atmosphere.’

23o5studio red cave



23o5studio brings together factors of architecture and mother nature


23o5studio curates the rooftop terrace of the pink cave household as a floating yard retreat. below, a kitchen area and tea-room ignore the surrounding landscape, the lower-rise properties, and the saigon river beyond. the garden traces the boundaries of the terrace to open up up house though introducing a wall of all-natural greenery.


general, the composition of the project brings together both of those architectural and organic factors. the style and design staff proceeds: ‘we are contacting the framework of convergence, the unity concerning people today and architecture and nature. homogeneous products inside and exterior, erasing boundaries, only the topic and the ambiance encompassing the topic establish the qualities of the space in accordance to the intent of use and every activity that takes location.’

23o5studio red cave

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