Nguyen Qui Duc's Mountain Home in Vietnam

Nguyen Qui Duc's Mountain Home in Vietnam

Aaron Able
Dec 2, 2008

Vietnamese American writer Nguyen Qui Duc returned to his native Vietnam in 2006. A year later, he bought land in the mountains of Tam Dao and began work on a modern house of glass and stone. The New York Times shows us the spare and open home that the homeowner likens to a New York City loft cantilevered over a cliff...

The traditional wooden guesthouse on the property.

There's a simplicity in the house — it is only one level and the homeowner used glass and stone so that he could employ local artisans for the construction. Check out the story of its unique construction:
A Retreat Outside of Hanoi
and the slideshow.

Images: Justin Mott for The New York Times

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