2022 Winners > Winners of Vietnam

3rd Prize


Name: Phạm Ngọc Hoài Dương

School: The University of Da Nang


What is the inspiration for your design?
Referring to urbanization, people immediately think of the popular model of townhouses in Vietnam. With the characteristic of a narrow and long plot, the toilet and bathroom spaces are less noticeable and considered as an extra space. This space is often wet, feeling uncomfortable when experiencing. With the desire to change that mindset, urbanization here is a restroom space suitable for most townhouses. Applying the spirit of Japanese architecture. Moderate in space volume, aesthetics, cost, meeting both material and spiritual amenities. Especially during the pandemic, indoor spaces should also meet the needs of relaxation and regeneration.

Who is the target user and how does the design fulfill the need of the target user?
Targeting families with a common number of 4 people including parents and children. The design meets 2 main needs to reduce stress and connect family members. Use light colors, materials, combine outdoor space and trees to regenerate energy. Heal the user. The premises are arranged with separate functions but using materials (glass) to create interactions in activities. When opening the door, creating an interconnected space, members can communicate easily even in family activities such as cleaning and decorating. Combine wall cabinets, material transfer braces, child-safe curved wooden cutting boards, and handrails for the elderly to increase comfort.

How does the design fulfill the theme for the chosen category?
Ensure practicality by fully equipping quality sanitary ware, popular materials in a moderate space, as a premise for aesthetics. The space has a size that is easy to apply to townhouse models. Revolutionizing the user experience by separating the shower - toilet space into a separate space, the middle is the washing space to increase the frequency of use. Change people's obsession with the bathroom with a comfortable, renewable space with natural light ventilated windows, wooden cutting boards for electronic devices or decorations. Enjoy a more enjoyable experience with Bluetooth speaker sound and home decor that can be painted for personalization.

How does the choice of products contribute to the purpose of the design?
Design towards lean, simple and modern. The selected sanitary ware fully meets those 3 criteria by the following items. Compact size and features, saving space in use. Sophisticated design with many collections to choose from to suit each interior style. Harmonious materials, easy to coordinate with interior materials to have a design that is practical but equally personal and characteristic. With well-designed, well-maintained restrooms, users' first impressions of sanitary ware are very important and American Standard's equipment responds to the senses very well!