With the unique design by taking advantages of bamboo wood and waste wood, Vietnamese architects have created a host of stylish coffee shops in Vietnam and won a lot of prestigious international awards for architecture.
Going to Khanh Hoa, Kon Tum, Binh Duong, you can enjoy a cup of iced bitter coffee with the aroma and watch famous architectural works.
Salvaged Ring cafe, Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa
Salvaged Ring, also known as King, is located on National Highway 1A, the outskirts of the coastal city of Nha Trang. The highlight of the building is the thatched dome stretching from the highway to the Cái river bank in a spiral form.
The owner of Salvaged Ring was a carpenter with a desire to use waste wood in a meaningful way rather than wasting them. As a result, he chose A21 Studio of the architect Nguyen Hoa Hiep in order to build a extraordinary coffee shop. Not long after the completion of the construction, Salvaged Ring was ranked in the top 20 beautiful architectural works in the word in 2014 by World Architecture Festival, which takes place on July 10 2014 in Singapore. With available natural materials such as coconut and waste products which are utilized as building materials to create an architectural masterpiece of world honored in the world.
Coming to Nha Trang, tourists should not miss Salvaged Ring where tourists have an occasion to admire a unique work and enjoy a cup of coffee in the peaceful space with thatched roofs carrying a host of features of Vietnamese countryside.
The address of Salvaged Ring is Cau Moi street, Dien Khanh district, Khanh Hoa province.
Indochine Cafe, Kon Tum
Inspired by a fishing tackle, the architect Vo Trong Nghia designed a typical cafe that becomes famous around the world and is placed in the top 5 of architectural projects in 2014 by the magazine ArchDaily (USA). This award was recognized as the most impressive of that year by experts and over 300,000 readers worldwide of ArchDaily magazine.
Indochine is a complex of popular restaurants and coffee shops in Kon Tum. Coming here, customers will live harmoniously with nature with the gentle Dak Bla river and misty forests.
The main building is in the rectangular shape and surrounded by a blue artificial lake. On the lake are tree stumps arranged in a certain distance, surrounding area are lines of plumeria creating a natural beauty and airy space. The roof is formed by 15 clusters of bamboo shaped like inverted cones and covered by fiberglass and the below layer of the roof is to resist the heat of the sun. This unique structure allows getting cool breezes in the summer and withstanding hurricanes in rainy season as well. It can be said that Indochine is an ideal destination for the trip to Kon Tum at any time.
Indochine cafe is located at 30 Bach Dang street, Quyet Thang ward, Kon Tum.
Wind and Water Cafe, Binh Duong
Thanks to the creativity of the architect Vo Trong Nghia and his colleagues, Wind and Water cafe won the International Architecture Award (IAA) in 2008. This special architecture was mainly constructed by monastery bamboo that is seen much in Binh Duong. Coming the coffee shops, tourists will feel as if they are surrounded by a giant bale of straw with pretty small entrances.
Coming in the bar, the site for coffee drinking is placed lower than the water surface; therefore, visitors can easily realize the move of water in the wind. The coffee shop becomes more attractive and unique due to the green color of quite a few trees.
Coming here, besides drinking a cup of coffee, tourists get a chance to explore architecture and enjoy the fresh green space of wind and water. Tourists can spend the weekend here to listen to the melodious music and get some fresh air to. It is believed that you will have the exciting experience.
Wind and Water cafe lies in Tran Binh Trong street, Thu Dau Mot city, Binh Duong province.