Viettel Offsite Studio in Thạch Thất, Vietnam by Vo Trong Nghia Architects
Located on a light slope, besides a quiet lake and landscape abundant trees, Viettel Offsite Studio is inclusive 6 units: a welcoming reception, a dining and four studios. It is located on the outskirts of Hanoi, around 30 km and takes 40 minutes by car.
Viettel is a global telecommunication group in Vietnam with over 27.000 staffs (2015). They represent in many big cities in Vietnam such as Ha Noi, HCMC, Da Nang, etc… to respect offline communication even a head IT company. Viettel Offsite Studio’s facility for meeting is prepared for their leaders to have boot-camping meeting to make discussion and decision located at the corner of Viettel Academy’s campus where provide education for their engineers. These studios also supply an offsite short-term working place for the leaders, after getting away from busy cities and miscellaneous.
There are six V-shaped wall-blocks which freely arranged follow the lay of land and connected by an open corridor. These blocks form triangular surface spaces: two sides closed and the other side opens towards lake and trees. The walls create an open book shape that exhibits “open from inside to nature”. While the open side directly faces to surrounding environment allow people to both relax, be immersed in nature and concentrate.
The studios are opened to North direction where offers most beautiful greenery view to people. The V-shaped walls are designed to be high to cut strong harsh sunlight from East and West direction with giving impressive exterior facade for the entrants. The roof garden will works as outside studio. The small holes on the wall will provide gentle lights and wind to the roof studio.
The project is undergoing construction and will be completed in the end of 2017.
Principal Architect: Vo Trong Nghia
Design Team: Design period: Marek Obtulovic, Nguyen Van Thu, Supervision: Nguyen Hoang Son, Doan Huu Chinh
Client: Viettel Corporation
Contractor: Delta Corp
Status: Under Construction
Program: Office Facility
Location: Thạch Thất Hà Nội, Việt Nam
Gross Floor Area: 1,427 m²
Images and photos courtesy of VTN Architects (Vo Trong Nghia Architects)