“Thảo Mộc” in Vietnamese means plants and trees in general. And this is also used as the name of our new restaurant. Therefore, we would like to bring this meaning into space. The first was that we divided the land into two parts, one for outdoor coffee and one for indoor area because we are going to maximize natural connectivity.
The assignment is clearly also an advantageous factor for problem-solving. The current apartment is over 90m² with three bedrooms, but the owners don’t require as many sleeping spaces. They also specify that they rarely entertain guests at home, preferring to read books and desiring more interaction among family members. In general, the “inward orientation” of this apartment is the most important aspect, meaning that the children living and growing up there need to recognize the care and attention their parents have for each other and for them.
As the development of modern society sweeps people into immediate changes, the home becomes the most complete repository of family values that everyone will reminisce about at times. This apartment tells the story of a Chinese-origin woman born, raised, and doing business in Saigon, always desiring to preserve a bit of Oriental Magic in her living space – a place where she can reminisce about family heirlooms from the past while still maintaining the elegance of a modern style.
Nowadays, the globalization keeps people living faster instead of living better. The people keep their-self everyday in building of brick, stone, glass … It’s seemed modern, comfortable but rigid. Eway thinks out of the box. They do not want to lock their staff in the cold office. Eway’s CEO wanted to create an innovative work environment that is friendly, cohesive people and close to nature.