- Name: SuoiHai Villa
- Bedrooms: 4
- Bathrooms: 6
- Size: 8,611 sq. ft.
- Lot: 430,556 sq. ft.
- Built: 2023
Nestled on the tranquil edge of Suoi Hai Lake in Vietnam, renowned for its captivating beehive rock formations, SuoiHai Villa by APDI Architecture epitomizes an architectural marvel seamlessly integrated with the pristine natural surroundings embracing environmental harmony and cultural reverence. This idyllic location offers sweeping panoramic views of the serene lake and the majestic Tản Viên peak, steeped in cultural significance as the birthplace of the revered Vietnamese legend of Sơn Tinh – Thủy Tinh. What sets this architectural gem apart is its commitment to harmonious coexistence with nature, embodying the architect’s dual mission of fostering multi-dimensional human-nature interactions and utilizing local laterite rock judiciously, ensuring the villa appears as a natural extension of the land, born from its context.
The villa’s design philosophy revolves around a profound connection between the interior and exterior spaces, where boundaries blur, inviting nature to become an integral part of the living experience. Strategically oriented to frame the breathtaking lake and mountain vistas, the villa integrates garden structures that act as conduits between the built and natural environments. These “fragments” of nature blur the traditional boundaries of inside and outside, while the extensive use of large glass panels invites the landscape into every room, maintaining a seamless visual and physical connection. The villa’s single-story structure, coupled with meticulous climate-responsive design, ensures energy efficiency, and complements the tranquil setting.
Beyond its aesthetic allure, SuoiHai Villa transcends the conventional, serving as a private retreat and a microcosm of a resort, balancing public and private spaces to cater to both familial needs and leisurely escapes. Stepping into the villa offers a respite from the world’s clamor, where peace and relaxation are as integral to the design as the materials from which it is crafted. Here, one can retreat from the world’s cacophony into a realm of peace and contemplation. The architecture stands as a respectful homage to its cultural and natural context, a harmonious confluence of heritage, sustainability, and modern living. It’s a place where every step taken within its confines is a step closer to tranquility, a celebration of the timeless beauty that is Suoi Hai.
- Architect: APDI Architecture
- Builder: Do Structure, Hiep MEP
- Landscape: Phong Landscape
- Photography: Trieu Chien
- Location: Suoi Hai, Ba Vi, Hanoi, Vietnam