Terracotta workshop, brick facade, Vietnam, Tropical Space architects, natural ventilation, perforated facade, natural light, green architecture, terracotta

The three-story building, inspired by traditional Vietnamese architecture and the surrounding ecology, is located next to Thu Bon river in Vietnam’s Quang Nam Province. With the natural light changing the atmosphere of the interior spaces during the day, the building aims to mimic the constant flow of the adjacent river. The perforated facade provides an optimal level of privacy for the artist, while bringing natural elements indoors to retain a strong connection with the outdoors.

Related: Passively-cooled Termitary House in Vietnam is wrapped in perforated brick walls

Terracotta workshop, brick facade, Vietnam, Tropical Space architects, natural ventilation, perforated facade, natural light, green architecture, terracotta

The three-story wooden frame creates smaller spaces that act as shelves for the finished terracotta works, a hallway and stairs. Visitors can observe the artist at work from different points in the interior, including the mezzanine level that offers a clear view of the round void at the center.

+ Tropical Space

Via Archdaily

Photos by Hiroyuki Oki