Update: 16:13 | 27/06/2020
A family home in central Hue Town features ramps instead of stairs to afford inhabitants ease of access.
Located in the central town of Hue, the 257-meter-square house is home to an ailing couple in their nineties and their wheelchair bound, 60-year-old Japanese teaching daughter Lien.
Slope section of the house.
A ramp system serves several areas of the house, including the garden.
Hue suffers extremely high summer temperatures and long-lasting, cold bouts of winter rain, hence the house is protected by a buffer zone of greenery, minimizing problems related to heat, wind, and external noise.
Lotus pattern grid helps secure the premises and restricts harsh sunlight.
Glass doors and windows seamlessly connect the inside and out. A second storey, lotus pattern grid helps secure the premises and restricts harsh sunlight.
The 257-meter-square house is home to an ailing couple in their nineties and their wheelchair bound.
Minimal decoration encourages ventilation and air convection, while skylights allow natural light to penetrate ever recess.