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Breezing through an eco-friendly 'birdhouse' in Hanoi

Breezing through an eco-friendly 'birdhouse' in Hanoi


This is not a half-finished project or any birdhouse, but a completed apartment in Dong Anh District in Hanoi. Photo by VnExpress/Nguyen Tien Thanh


Breezing through an eco-friendly 'birdhouse' in Hanoi


The house is designed to have two layers of walls with trees in between. The bricks are arranged to allow air, wind and light to come in and out during the day and make the house look like a lantern at night. Photo by VnExpress/Nguyen Tien Thanh


Breezing through an eco-friendly 'birdhouse' in Hanoi


The house has two layers of brick walls to protect it from the heat, noise and smog and at the same time, let natural light, wind and even rain in. Photo by VnExpress/Nguyen Tien Thanh


Breezing through an eco-friendly 'birdhouse' in Hanoi


The more it goes up, the outside wall leans closer to the inside wall to adjust the light into the house. Photo by VnExpress/Nguyen Tien Thanh


Breezing through an eco-friendly 'birdhouse' in Hanoi


Part of the house’s front yard. Photo by VnExpress/Nguyen Tien Thanh


Breezing through an eco-friendly 'birdhouse' in Hanoi


The interior of the house for four people. Photo by VnExpress/Nguyen Tien Thanh


Breezing through an eco-friendly 'birdhouse' in Hanoi


The dining room has a skylight. Photo by VnExpress/Nguyen Tien Thanh


Breezing through an eco-friendly 'birdhouse' in Hanoi


A bedroom. Photo by VnExpress/Nguyen Tien Thanh


Breezing through an eco-friendly 'birdhouse' in Hanoi


The rooftop garden. Photo by VnExpress/Nguyen Tien Thanh