Nature is the birthplace of the most magical structures and also the inspiration for many impressive architectural works. Lumière riverside – the luxury apartment project that won the Best High-rise Architectural Design Award in Vietnam at the Asia Property Awards 2020 is also inspired by nature – the unique leafscape structure from the image of leaf veins.
This structure has been maximized by the architects of Lumière riverside with the desire to spread the inspiration of living close to nature throughout the space of future residents.
Design inspiration comes from the spirit of green living
Lumière riverside is located in a prime location left in Thao Dien area, district 2. According to the architects of Atkins - design consultancy partner of the Lumière riverside project, this location has inspired the design of the project. project design.
Mr. Christian Dierckxsens, Senior Vice President, Landscape Architecture, Atkins Asia Pacific shared: “District 2, surrounded by the Saigon River with a large green area, always exudes a peaceful beauty. Relaxing and luxurious because this place has long owned a high standard of living. This is also an area that attracts young educated people and foreign experts with many facilities for a healthy lifestyle such as shops selling organic food, restaurants using natural ingredients, and restaurants. yoga studio etc. This lifestyle is the inspiration for the design of Lumière riverside – a green oasis in the heart of the city, a unique architecture inspired by nature.”
The trend of living green and ‘organic’ is a trend that is happening strongly in the world. In the US alone, every month there are more than 110,000 searches for the keyword green living.
Also according to a 2019 study by Southern Cross University, 77% of US & Australian citizens of different generations want to learn about greener and more sustainable ways of living.
This is especially a trend that is valued by the civilized and educated classes because of the many scientifically proven benefits to the environment and health that this lifestyle brings.
A study just published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives found that people who live in "greener" areas, with more surrounding vegetation, have a lower risk of death.
Therefore, the demand for greener living, cleaner and more natural food, more contact with plants and nature is increasing, which goes hand in hand with the need to improve the quality of life.
Understanding the strong spread of the trend of "green living", the talented architects of Atkins and Masterise Homes took this as creative inspiration for the design of Lumière riversidev and created a unique "leafscape" architecture. unique from the image of leaf veins.
“From the hanging garden, to the landscape and interior of the project, you will see the image of leaf veins throughout the Lumière riverside project, be it clear in front of your eyes or subtly hidden in the design details, “Mr. Youssef Akila, Head of Design Division Masterise Homes shared.
Architectural language raises living standards to
With a modern and aesthetic design language, the architects of Lumière riverside skillfully integrated the image of leafscape into the landscape and interior details of the project.
If viewed from above, the overall plan of the project simulates the image of mint leaf veins - a very unique structure with diverse and transparent polygonal pieces, bringing a new visual experience to residents. in every corner of the project.
Lumière riverside – the story of the birth of unique Leafscape architecture
Right on the path and the ground of the building, the image of leaf veins is conventionally expressed through the arrangement of polygonal stones lining the road, alternating between the aisles with green patches of grass.
The roof of the lobby is also stylized with strong, sharp leaf veins, creating a sense of solidity and luxury with exquisitely finished natural wood.
The clear water from the relaxing waterfall flowing down to the infinity pool also follows the generous veins-shaped cuts that spread randomly on the overall floor.
Under the shimmering light, the pool water also reflects the polygonal arrays of mint leaves that combine many vivid dark and light colors.
The image of leaf veins is also maintained throughout the smallest decorative details in the landscape and interior of the Lumière riverside project, reminiscent of the unique leafscape design language.
From the light box on the walkway to the decorations for the luxurious lobby area or between the yoga garden and swimming pool space, residents are completely immersed in a unique "green" design.
Bringing nature into a sophisticated living space
From the "leaf vein" with the meaning of conduction of natural energy into living space, the architects of Lumière riverside have "greened" the building with impressive green patches that are rarely found anywhere else: from the hanging garden. vertical with an estimated area of about 7,000m2 enveloping the tower block, the 5,000m2 green tropical garden to the miniatures scattered throughout the lobby area, swimming pool, walkway... of the 2 towers.
All are intended to give residents a rich vegetation in the middle of the bustling city, a sophisticated living experience where aesthetic elegance harmonizes and balances perfectly with the soothing green space. .
The "green living" inspiration for the architects of Lumière riverside does not stop at the level of decoration and convention, but has been fully "transformed" into a unique architectural design close to nature in in the smallest detail of the project.
Mr. Youssef Akila added: “Luxury lifestyle can be colorful, and the color we chose for the LUMIÈRE riverside project is the green of nature and a healthy organic lifestyle. Therefore, what the residents of Lumière riverside have every time they return to their home is a feeling of endless renewable energy from nature, thereby finding the feeling of relaxation deposited in the peaceful green space. Quiet, hidden in the middle of the city – a luxurious, green, and sophisticated space, touching the emotions of users”