Exposed bathrooms offer a new spacial take on privacy

By Minh Trang   September 9, 2020 | 08:15 pm GMT+7

See-through washroom design throws light on modern Vietnamese living.

Located on an 80-meter-square plot, the house in the central city of Da Nang is home of a four-member family with many open spaces. All four bedrooms in the house have bathrooms and restrooms with glass walls.

Located on an 80-meter-square plot, this house in central Da Nang City is home to a four-member family. All four bedrooms have glass-wall washrooms. Photo by Hiroyuki Oki.

According to architects, the crystal clear bathroom and restroom make the bedroom look more spacious. The window with a curtain can protect homeowners privacy while the glass walls are well constructed to prevents water from splashing and causing smells in the bedroom.

According to the architects, these crystal clear washrooms make each bedroom appear more spacious, without confusing the functionality of each space. Photo by Hiroyuki Oki.

A closer look at the shower and toilet.

A closer look at the shower and toilet. Photo by Hiroyuki Oki.

Built by modules with the same structures and facades at a land plot in Hanois Ha Dong District, the 60-meter-square house hides its distinctive architecture behind a uniform appearance.

Built by modules with the same structures and facades at a land plot in Hanoi's Ha Dong District, the 60-meter-square house hides its distinctive architecture behind a "uniform appearance". Photo by Hoang Thanh Tung and Hoan Le.

On the fifth floor, owners decide to have a bathroom on a concrete floor with a window allowing them to have more natural light and have a better view while showering. The doorless bathroom is separated from the bedroom by a polycarbonate wall.

This doorless bathroom is separated from the bedroom by a polycarbonate wall. Photo by Hoang Thanh Tung and Hoan Le.

Located by the river in Saigons District 2, the 200-square-meter house becomes an urban forest offering homeowners repose from their rat race.

Located beside the river in Saigon's District 2, this 200-square-meter house boasts an "urban forest" offering homeowners repose from the rat race. Photo by Hiroyuki Oki.

The bathroom is located in an open space and covered by greenery.

This spacious bathroom offers a cave-like appeal, complete with shrubbery. Photo by Hiroyuki Oki.

In Saigons District 4, the 75-square-meter apartment is home to an architect who wants to live in an open space with an abundance of natural light. Photo by Hiroyuki Oki.

In Saigon's District 4, this 75-square-meter apartment is home to an architect who wants to live in an open space with an abundance of natural light. Photo by Hiroyuki Oki.

The bathroom is located next to the restroom, with a crystal clear curtain separating it from the outside. Photo by Hiroyuki Oki.

The bathroom is located next to the restroom, with a crystal clear curtain separating it from the outside. Photo by Hiroyuki Oki.

A closer look at the bathroom. Photo by Hiroyuki Oki.

A closer look at the bathroom. Photo by Hiroyuki Oki.

 
 
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