K59atelier's Tile Roof House takes cues from traditional Vietnamese homes

A giant, terracotta tile roof distinguishes this home in the suburbs of Ho Chi Minh City, which K59atelier has modelled on traditional Vietnamese houses.

Occupied by three generations of the same family, Tile Roof House is designed by K59atelier to “recreate the original image” of the Vietnamese suburbs that were once dominated by tile roofs.

It offers a contemporary twist on these traditional dwellings, and borrows elements from them to help the house withstand the monsoon season and summer sun.

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