照片版权：Do Minh Duc
建仁公社位于 Son La 省 Van Ho 区。 当地社区由五个主要民族组成:金、泰、蒙、道、孟。这个社区被一片古老的森林所包围，它位于 Van Ho区(Son La省)和 Mai Chau 区(Hoa Binh省)的交界上。这里有着令人印象深刻的自然风光，令人叹为观止的神鱼溪景观，天然的热水溪等等。景区风景、气候条件纯净、独具匠心，具有发展社区旅游潜力巨大。
Site Area:1971 m2
Construction Area:253 m2
Total Floor Area:406 m2
Text description provided by the architects. Chieng Yen is a commune in Van Ho district, Son La Province. The local community consists of five major ethnic groups: Kinh, Thai, Muong, Dao, Mong. The commune is surrounded by an old-growth forest, which lies along the boundary between Van Ho district (Son La province) and Mai Chau district (Hoa Binh Province). This place has an impressive nature, breathtaking landscape with God fish stream, a natural hot water stream and so on. Scenery and climate conditions are pure and original, with high potential to promote community tourism in the area.
The process of site selection and design were carefully considered to ensure that the planned building can be easily accessed by local inhabitants and also become a tourist landmark. The building functions as an information center, people’s meeting place, where different social events and activities are organized.
The community house concept was inspired by the headscarf of the local ethnic minorities and the typical form of a traditional house, concurrently harmonize with a mountainous landscape and a picturesque waterfall. The house appears to be both strange and familiar focus point, which is the result of a long-time study on vernacular wisdom, based on local resources: economy, culture and local labors.
The house meets green-architecture requirements thanks to the use of adobe bricks, bamboo frame structure, wood, and palm leaf roof, control the effect of west-direction sunlight. The completed Chieng Yen community House not only plays a vital role in strengthening community bond but also likely to draw great social attention, contributing to the sustainable development of the local area.