You are on page 1of 24

HEROES or VILLAINS

Andrew Currie, Co-founder of OUT-2 Design

Architects ~ Designers ~ Workplace Strategists

2008 www.OUT-2.com RESIDENTIAL ARCHITECTURE FORUM HCMC 17/10/20082008 ▫ OUT-2 FEBRUARY

1

HERO...
1 “A person who is admired for having done something very brave or having achieved something great and is regarded as a model or ideal”
Cambridge Dictionary

www.OUT-2.com

▫ OUT-2 FEBRUARY 2008

2

.. of high rise living.OUT-2. Ho Chi Minh City www.LIVING THE HIGHLIFE PROPOSITION No.will make. or failure.com ▫ OUT-2 FEBRUARY 2008 3 .. The success... or break.

com ▫ OUT-2 FEBRUARY 2008 4 .HCMC www.OUT-2.

www.CHANGING TRENDS OLD SIZE: BEDROOMS MIX 100 – 150sqm 3–4 40% 3 – 4br 60% 1 – 2br NEW 60 – 100sqm 1–2 80% 1 – 2br 20% 3 – 4br Who’s buying.com ▫ OUT-2 FEBRUARY 2008 5 ... Newly weds New families with 1 – 2 children Owner occupiers.OUT-2.

225sqm www.646.Av.OUT-2. Apt @ 75sqm = 2.com ▫ OUT-2 FEBRUARY 2008 6 .

com ▫ OUT-2 FEBRUARY 2008 7 .OUT-2.COMMERCIAL OFFICE SPACE www.

com ▫ OUT-2 FEBRUARY 2008 8 .OUT-2.www.

www.OUT-2.com ▫ OUT-2 FEBRUARY 2008 9 .

OUT-2.com ▫ OUT-2 FEBRUARY 2008 10 .www.

OUT-2.com ▫ OUT-2 FEBRUARY 2008 11 .www.

. Context is no longer a legitimate excuse.com ▫ OUT-2 FEBRUARY 2008 12 ...OUT-2.for poor quality design or Construction www..CONTEXT vs QUALITY PROPOSITION No..

com ▫ OUT-2 FEBRUARY 2008 13 .www.OUT-2.

com ▫ OUT-2 FEBRUARY 2008 14 .www.OUT-2.

www.com ▫ OUT-2 FEBRUARY 2008 15 .OUT-2.

OUT-2.www.com ▫ OUT-2 FEBRUARY 2008 16 .

com ▫ OUT-2 FEBRUARY 2008 17 .OUT-2.www.

.. Is academia fit. ..? www..com ▫ OUT-2 FEBRUARY 2008 18 .OUT-2.to be your educator...LEAD OR BE LED PROPOSITION No.

technological. at least in the following contexts and the specific objectives pertaining to them: • Social. • International contexts involved in shaping the built environment www. cultural.EDUCATION Architecture is one of the key professions and urban space. be seen. global.OUT-2. political contexts • Professional. Architectural education that prepares architects for a professional life should therefore. industrial contexts • The World: local. ecological contexts • Academic contexts including science and knowledge in general.com ▫ OUT-2 FEBRUARY 2008 19 .

• ecologically sensitive. to produce competent. creative . and.com ▫ OUT-2 FEBRUARY 2008 20 . www. 2. critically minded and ethical professional designers/builders. • socially responsible. architectural education should 1.OUT-2.EDUCATION have two basic purposes: Whatever the detailed dimensions of these contexts. to produce good world citizens who are : • intellectually mature. and.

.OUT-2..com Awareness Honesty Responsibility ..CHOOSE OR LOOSE PROPOSITION No. Architecture must be founded on • • • www..! ▫ OUT-2 FEBRUARY 2008 21 .it cannot afford not to be.

www.OUT-2.com ▫ OUT-2 FEBRUARY 2008 22 .

4. 3.OUT-2 DESIGN Playing our part. 1.com • 5 years in Vietnam • 23 staff • First design firm in Asia to achieve WWF Green Office Accreditation • Pivotal role in 3 of Vietnam’s first Building to be designed and constructed to Australia’s ‘Green Star’ Environmental Rating System • Responsible for Vietnam’s first Corporate HQ facility to be designed and built to Green Star rating and the first to use LEED* compliant non-toxic & sustainable materials throughout the 16. Our values Our Clients Our Projects Our People www..OUT-2.000sqm facility. 2. *Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design ▫ OUT-2 FEBRUARY 2008 23 ..

EACH & EVERY DAY ▫ OUT-2 FEBRUARY 2008 24 . www..HERO or VILLAIN THE CHOICE IS YOURS..com ..OUT-2..