Kỳ Thượng Neighborhood Home / HGAA
Textual content description supplied by the architects. Ky Thuong is a small highland commune situated about 60km from the middle of Ha Lengthy Metropolis in Quang Ninh province to the northeast. With an space of practically 100 km2, the commune has solely greater than 500 individuals dwelling, primarily Dao ethnic individuals. It is a very troublesome commune by way of economic system, transportation, and lack of different social amenities. However in return, Ky Thuong is dwelling to a big Dong Son nature reserve with many various and considerable plant and animal species, an imposing pure panorama, cool local weather all yr spherical. That is actually a spot with nice potential for group tourism and nature conservation. However now, individuals right here primarily stay on subsistence agriculture mixed with forestries equivalent to planting acacia and different forest merchandise.
Throughout a go to, assembly and interacting with Ky Thuong individuals, we have been very impressed with the individuals and surroundings of this place, particularly the younger individuals right here. They think about themselves and are decided to construct and enrich their homeland and assist individuals get out of poverty. We mentioned and proposed the thought of constructing a mannequin of group tourism, introducing native tradition to vacationers who come right here to go to and expertise it. The primary activity is to construct a group home, with everybody’s contribution. This may change into a stopover, welcome company, and introduce the native tradition, meals, dwelling habits, and lifestyle of the individuals right here. From there, the idea of Ky Thuong Neighborhood Home was born, like a village communal home, a gathering place for individuals within the village, in addition to vacationers when coming right here.
We need to create a easy, new construction that’s nonetheless acquainted to native individuals, particularly the development and erection methodology. Thus, individuals can be part of arms to construct this home. The primary is to decide on building supplies to go well with the precise situations as a result of the development website is distant, the street is troublesome to journey, and the development price range is tight. Due to this fact, we took benefit of regionally obtainable supplies equivalent to pure wooden, stream stone, and lightweight roof construction, to create this venture. The home has the identical construction because the stilt home of ethnic minorities within the northern mountainous area. The home has 2 flooring, the primary ground is an open house for widespread actions equivalent to village conferences, welcoming company, and displaying native photographs and merchandise. The second ground is an enclosed house, with picket partitions and home windows, which can be utilized for sleeping or dwelling.
The elliptical ground plan creates a way of steadiness and invitation, symbolizing a spot for group actions, a spot the place individuals round can collect. On the similar time, from right here there’s a large view of the encompassing space. The roof construction is easy, slopes to 2 sides, positioned on an elliptical cylinder block, forming the form of a kite or a leaf in the midst of the mountains. The roof extends round, sheltering the wooden construction under from rain and solar, making the home extra weather-resistant in the long term. The primary construction of the home is made of obtainable wooden from native individuals. Connecting wooden utilizing mortise and screws, the wooden is dried, handled in line with conventional strategies, then processed on-site and erected immediately by native individuals. The primary-floor column system is made up of 32 pure picket trunks with a diameter of 25-30cm, the bushes are peeled, retaining their pure form, with out processing, forming columns with a novel look equivalent to bushes within the forest.
The entire constructing is constructed utilizing conventional strategies, utilizing obtainable supplies, acquainted to native individuals. The inspiration is constructed of cobblestone, the beams are made from wooden, the room dividers are additionally made from wooden, and the roof is utilizing ecological roofing sheets, which have the benefit of being mild, straightforward to move, and set up. The venture is situated on a sloping hilly terrain, the front-facing group yard appears to be like in the direction of the stream, and behind is an acacia forest, mixed with native vegetation to create a harmonious and balanced entire. between man and nature. Since its completion, the venture has change into a vacation spot, a spot to arrange significant native actions. On the similar time, additionally it is a vacationer attraction, bringing extra revenue and jobs for individuals right here. We hope that structure with particular options and acceptable features will contribute many sensible values to native individuals who undergo from an absence of fabric and non secular life.