Tube house in Hanoi on foreign newspapers

Photographer Manan Vatsyayana from AFP news agency (France) made an impressive photo reportage of tube houses in Hanoi. According to the author, tube houses occupy most of the city space. Wherever you go, people can easily see these types of houses. The main reason why tube houses are popular is that the land area is limited, people often build high to make the most of the space.

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According to the author, tube houses occupy most of the city space. Wherever you go, people can easily see these types of houses. The main reason why tube houses are popular is that the land area is limited, people often build high to make the most of the space.

Vietnam has a number of houses and villas built a long time ago, following French architecture. However, such large houses are only a minority in Hanoi.

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Vietnam has a number of houses and villas built a long time ago, following French architecture. However, such large houses are only a minority in Hanoi.

The author commented that many houses in Hanoi are only about 4 m wide, but the depth can be 3 times higher.

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The author commented that many houses in Hanoi are only about 4 m wide, but the depth can be 3 times higher.

The tube houses are suitable for families of about 4 people. However, in some houses, about 2-3 generations are still “crammed” together in tight spaces.

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The tube houses are suitable for families of about 4 people. However, in some houses, about 2-3 generations are still “crammed” together in tight spaces.
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One of the problems of tube houses in Hanoi is the risk of fire. Some houses are located in tight spaces, the entrance is difficult to access. On the other hand, many people tend to use tiger cages so that when there is a fire, they have no way to escape.

Tube houses in Hanoi first appeared around the 19th century. The popularity of this house design is largely due to the problem of “tight land” in the capital.

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Tube houses in Hanoi first appeared around the 19th century. The popularity of this house design is largely due to the problem of “tight land” in the capital.

The adjacent tube houses form the typical image of Hanoi.

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The adjacent tube houses form the typical image of Hanoi.

The houses of all colors and sizes bring interesting highlights about the image of Hanoi in the eyes of tourists.

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The houses of all colors and sizes bring interesting highlights about the image of Hanoi in the eyes of tourists.

Some designers consider this type of house suitable for urban architecture. It offers a blend of tradition and modernity.

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Some designers consider this type of house suitable for urban architecture. It offers a blend of tradition and modernity. Follow zingnews