Properly Breathing House, Hanoi, natural ventilation, recycled brick, double skin facade, H&P Architects, green architecture, recycled building materials, ceramic bricks

The building features an interesting double-skin facade and several voids in its interior. These elements improve the quality of indoor air and work with, not against, the tropical weather conditions of the region. The outer layer is made of recycled ceramic bricks that help purify dust and smoke and suck in fresh air.

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Properly Breathing House, Hanoi, natural ventilation, recycled brick, double skin facade, H&P Architects, green architecture, recycled building materials, ceramic bricks

Open panels help cool down interior spaces and promote the interaction between the inner and outer scenery. Randomly arranged pot plants absorb humidity and mitigate calorific radiation. The house creates a “natural sense of breathing rhythm” and presents a healthier alternative to what’s being built in Dong Anh.

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Via Archdaily

Photos by Nguyen Tien Thanh