Long-term functional life of the building with all aspects of ethic and aesthetic
Every dwelling at the beginning has only one volume with a dimension of 4mx10.5m, only opening in front and back with all the functions as an urban tube-house. The new steel core reinforces the existing house and afforts an opening in the cross direction of the house for a veranda, which is typical in subtropical countries. Many activities of people can take place under this veranda: relaxing, eating, family meeting, Afternoon nap as the traditional and cultural activities.
This core is also a reinforced element for all further space extension for the long-term functional life of the house. With coconut leaves, the house has more archetypical atmosphere for the rehabilitation of the living on this peninsula. The mezzanine floor is a place to keep valuable things like rice, food and accommodation in case of a flood.