VTN Architects Used Bamboo To Create A Cave-Like Experience Inside The Nocenco Cafe

Vo Trong Nghia Architects have designed the renovation of a cafe, using bamboo as the material, to create a cave-like experience. #Bamboo #CafeDesign #InteriorDesign #Architecture

Photography by Trieu Chien

 

Vo Trong Nghia Architects have recently completed the renovation of a cafe in Vietnam, that’s housed on the top floor and rooftop of a concrete building with a colonial style facade.

 

Vo Trong Nghia Architects have designed the renovation of a cafe, using bamboo as the material, to create a cave-like experience. #Bamboo #CafeDesign #InteriorDesign #Architecture

Photography by Trieu Chien

After the designers studied several local materials such as brick, stone, etc, the decided to work with bamboo, as they knew it was easily accessible in their tropical climate which reduces construction time and budget.


Vo Trong Nghia Architects have designed the renovation of a cafe, using bamboo as the material, to create a cave-like experience. #Bamboo #CafeDesign #InteriorDesign #Architecture

Photography by Trieu Chien

The Nocenco cafe has a large dome structure on the roof, which can be recognized from any place in the city, and creates a roof top club that’s now a gathering space for all the inhabitants of Vinh city. Every area of the cafe has a view of the surrounding city.


 Vo Trong Nghia Architects have designed the renovation of a cafe, using bamboo as the material, to create a cave-like experience. #Bamboo #CafeDesign #InteriorDesign #Architecture

Photography by Trieu Chien

On the lower floor, the cafe has a total 14 bamboo columns, with some of them hiding the existing concrete structure. These columns are used divide the space into different private areas, and enable to woven bamboo structure to create a cave-like experience for the guests.


Vo Trong Nghia Architects have designed the renovation of a cafe, using bamboo as the material, to create a cave-like experience. #Bamboo #CafeDesign #InteriorDesign #Architecture

Photography by Trieu Chien | Principal Architects: Vo Trong Nghia, Nguyen Tat Dat | Design team: To Quang Cam, Le Hoang Tuyet Ngoc, Takahito Yamada | Bamboo Contractor: VTN Architects

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