SANTO by the Sea House
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SANTO BY THE SEA HOUSE

Pham Huu Son Architects

AREA
800 M²

LOCATION
Ninh Hòa, Vietnam

YEAR
2022

MANUFACTURERS
Grohe, Jotun, Schneider, Xingfa

PHOTOGRAPHS
Hiroyuki Oki

MAIN CONTRACTOR
Nha Xanh 79 Company

LEAD ARCHITECTS
Pham Huu Son

CATEGORY
Houses

DESIGN TEAM
Nguyen Duc An, Nguyen Truong Ky

SANTO by the Sea House
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SANTO by the Sea House
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Located in the central region of Vietnam, Van Phong Bay is about 30 minutes from the Nha Trang city center by car to the North, owning many beautiful beaches and extremely majestic natural landscapes.

SANTO by the Sea House
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SANTO by the Sea House
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The house was developed based on the idea of ​​​​the owner's desire to have a Mediterranean Revival - Santorini architecture.

However, the difficulty when developing this style is that the doorways are very small and narrow as well as how to bring new modernity to the house.

SANTO by the Sea House
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SANTO by the Sea House
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From that concept, Santo by the Sea is designed with large arched doorways to make the most of the beauty of the surrounding nature and bring natural light to the interior spaces.

To express the meaning that the house is brought from nature - created from the sea, all the walls inside and outside are finished with a rough plaster, the ceiling is left with an exposed cement form to focus on the main feature which is the beautiful blue ocean and the sky.

SANTO by the Sea House
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SANTO by the Sea House
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SANTO by the Sea House
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In order to bring the correspondence with the large proportion of the arches, the wall panels of the building are also made with a large thickness, which is also a difficulty when implementing the construction.

The main space in the house is divided between the main space for the owner on the ground floor and the space for guests on the upper floor.

Therefore, all stairs are arranged outside the house and also take full advantage of the natural beauty when moving through the aisles along the stairs.

SANTO by the Sea House
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SANTO by the Sea House
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SANTO by the Sea House
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The spaces between the 2 floors are connected by a large pool area located in the middle of the house.

Located in a location with a lot of fresh seafood from the sea, the house in addition to the family kitchen space on the ground floor also has a seafood processing space (sushi bar) on the upper floor for the owner to entertain guests.

SANTO by the Sea House
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SANTO by the Sea House
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SANTO by the Sea House
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SANTO by the Sea House
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SANTO by the Sea House
Sections
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Elevations


SANTO by the Sea House
Plan - Ground Floor
SANTO by the Sea House
Plan - 1st Floor
SANTO by the Sea House
Plan - Roof Floor