2022 Winners > Winners of Vietnam

2nd Prize


Title: Return To Nature

Name: Trần Văn Hoàn

School: University of Architecture Ho Chi Minh City

What is the inspiration for your design?
Along with the development in our society, people nowadays demand for life with higher mental and physical living standards in which the need for relaxation and health care is becoming more important, especially those living in urban areas where they are significantly affected by environmental pollution and pressure from daily work, which then creates negative impacts on both physical and mental health. The inspiration for this design is to bring people back to the nature, resonate with the natural ecosystem, provide visitors with a space of relaxation, entertainment, and at the same time the experience of traditional culture, local traditions (speciality, characteristic,originality), natural values (originality, uniqueness, rusticity ) thereby helping people recover their overall health and improve their life.

Who is the target user and how does the design fulfill the need of the target user?
Targeted customers: people living in urban areas, those who are overloaded with mental work and want to find a place to return to nature. The design creates a "place" to help people interact and resonate with nature, so people can maintain a slower pace of life, calm down their minds, therefore balance the life.

How does the design fulfill the theme for the chosen category?
The design creates a space to interact more with nature and the outside environment as well as take advantage of natural sunlight and wind. The architectural space needs to meet the nature outside but at the same time ensures privacy for its users. This design also uses environmentally friendly materials to limit VOC emissions, which promises a fresh and safe living environment for customers, and brings the best experience to the users.

How does the choice of products contribute to the purpose of the design?
Products put into use need to bring comfort as well as luxury to a project in the relaxation category in general and a resort project in particular, and at the same time it also needs to have durability over time, the ability to adapt to the digital technology era, as well as the sophistication and convenience for many customers. American products are designed to ensure the best experience and convenience for their customers, optimally meeting the needs of a luxury bathroom in a resort designing project.