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[Photos] Saigon House Recaptures City’s Fading Charm

The Saigon House (perhaps located in District 6 due to the presence of Chinese-style shrines out front), seeks to recreate the lost Vuong Hong Sen's dwellings that once dotted Saigon-Gia Dinh.


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From the architect, a21studio: Saigon has altered beyond recognition, for us, it is hard to call a development, it is, actually, a sequence of destructions: a destruction of culture, architecture values…and especially, our beautiful memories of Saigon.

Saigon house, is a space dedicated to the old Saigon-Gia Dinh, typically “Van Duong” Palace, an architecture masterpiece of a Saigonese, Vuong Hong Sen; however, it has been undermined by human stupidity.

Saigon house, moreover, is our love to Saigon’s alleys, which are romantic with its rain and sunshine.

[h/t Archdaily]

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