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3-1.Contemporary type of buildings In Hue, where rapid modernisation is taking place, the various forms of buildings are seen.

They can be roughly classified into 8 styles.


A:Garden house

3.Architecture in Hue
The waves of the modernisation process taking place in Vietnam are also affecting Hue. This is having a great impact on the architecture and life-style of the people. Residential and commercial areas, in particular, are undergoing changes at various speed and distributions, determining the characteristics of the area. In this section, we use architecture as a means of studying the charms and characteristics of Hue that have not been lost in the on-going development. Legend
The areas where E is the majority The areas where D is converting to E The areas where D with two stories is common The areas where D with one story is common The areas where B is converting to C The areas where B with two stories is common The areas where E and B with one story are common The areas where A is converting to C The areas where A with two stories is common The areas where E and A with one story are common Construction which has farmland in a site Squqtters at river side Terraced houses Public facilities,schools and churches Rivers,reservoirs and canals Open spaces

E : Urban style building for commercial and residential use (Shophouse) B : Traditional style building for dense housing

F : House with farmland C : Urban Housing of exclusive residential type

G : Terraced house
Zoning by the present construction type in the Citadel

D : Traditional style building for commercial and residential use

0 100 200
Spatial composition of building type

500 [m]
H:Squatter at river side

3-2.Transformation of architecture The buildings of Hue have had various forms, from the traditional Garden House to the latest Shop House.
Residential Buildings

A : Garden house
1800

Garden House Traditional style Urban Housing Traditional style


building for commercial and residential use 1930

Commercial and Residential Buildings

Small temple

Living

Terrace

Site/Building Scale Large Small


E-1

Shophouse

living room

Type E-1

E-2

terrace

Garden

BED ANCE BED ROOMSTOR ROOM

BED ANCE BED ROOMSTOR ROOM

Ansestor
BED ANCE BED ROOMSTOR ROOM

LIVING

SHOP

(family altar)

LIVING

5m

Original Unit

Section

Lay out
Time

HOUSE Terraced House TYPE C-1 C-2


The Original Unit

Type E-2

1960

H : Squatter at river side

disappeared by the change in the priority of the room position in

C-1

C-2 LIVING
ANCESTOR BED ROOM KITCHEN

When frontage narrows, buildings become rectangle form. Then the number of stories TYPE E-3 start piling up. E-3 SHOP TERRACE
ANCESTOR

LIVING
ANCESTOR BED ROOM

Ngu Ha
Fence Garden

Ngu Ha

house with the shift from one story house to two stories 1980 BED ROOM BED LIVING ROOM

LIVING
BED ROOM

Fence Kitchen Bed Garden

Bed

KITCHEN
BED ROOM BED ROOM

KITCHEN TOILET1F TYPE E-4

BED ROOM BED ROOM BED ROOM

TERRACE TOILET ANCESTOR


BED ROOM

TOILET SHOP

2F
E-4

Street

Street

Lay out
0

Ngu Ha

5m

BED DINNING ROOM

SHOP

ANCESTOR

TERRACE

KITCHEN TOILET 1F

2F

LIVING

BED ROOM BED ROOM BED ROOM

TERRACE

KITCHEN TOILET1F

TOILET2F

3F Entrance

Transformation of architecture