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Mair Hyman

in Vientiane Lao People's Democratic Republic

Marie-Do Boneu Hyman is a French artist and Mair Hyman is a Canadian writer and translator. Together they drove from Paris to Hanoi at the end of the 20th century. They eventually decided to make Vientiane their home. Together with self-taught architect and designer, Olivier Leduc-Stein, they planned and built their dream home in Vientiane. Their desire was to make it a place of conviviality, creativity and happiness.
The name of the house is Ban Apinihan: The Magic House. They are delighted to share their delight in living in Ban Apinihan with you.

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The Magic House

@ VOL 3 ON JUN 02, 2016

“The house is built around the concepts of water, air, wind and light.”

In The Magic House from PechaKucha Night Vientiane Vol. 3, Mair Hyman talks about the process of designing and building a dream house for him and his artist wife in Vientiane, Laos in the neighborhood of Ban Apinihan. The result is a stunning house that combines both Lao and Western elements.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

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Vientiane @ O'Grady's Irish Pub and Restaurant
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