Stacking Green House by Vo Trong Nghia & Sanuki + Nishizawa

The Stacking Green is a eco house designed for a couple, the vertical garden on the facade made of stacked planters is vitality and very environmentally friendly.

Architects: VTN – Vo Trong Nghia Architects / S+Na. – Sanuki + Nishizawa architects
Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Photography: Hiroyuki Oki

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Inspiration from architect:

The front and back facades are composed of layers of concrete planters cantilevered from two sidewalls. To water plants, the automatic irrigation pipes inside the planters were installed. Rainwater is collected in the tank and pumped up for this irrigation system.


This green facade and roof garden protect its inhabitants from direct sunlight, street noise and pollution. According to the post-occupancy measurement of the indoor environment, wind flows throughout in the house thanks to the porous façades and 2 skylights.