Ben Xuan is a combination of many works arranged according to the aesthetics of the owner of the house, overall architecture is a garden "model" of Hue with trees and flowers blooming all year round.
The three entrance gates of Ben Xuan are three unique aspects, are three art arrangement by artist Camille Huyen. Each gate is given a name and carried an interesting meaning.
It is the Lotus Gate located on the banks of the Perfume River with the image of a boat floating in the clouds/ on the river with the sky above and below the water shining the shadow of the boat, creating a natural landscape; As well as the unified heaven – earth – humanity, a cosmic law of universe.
Opposite is the Zen Master Gate – the entrance on Van Thanh Street with the Buddha sitting and meditating on lotus pond, simulating an artwork of the famous sculptor Diem Phung Thi.
On the side is the Pen Tower gate - the third gate in the Ben Xuan campus with the highlight of the spell “om mani padme hum” in Sanskrit.
The main house of Ben Xuan is right in the middle of the garden, is a house with 3 pavilions and 2 wings, an old tiled roof with a system of trusses, columns... fine carving. Four sides of the house are ventilated with four wooden shops embossed with dragon-flower with the original door ventilation system. This is also the place to perform music with oil paintings on the wall (by owner Camille Huyen).
On the right side of the main house, there is a brick bridge with a lifespan of more than a hundred years leading the way through the Nghinh Phong house with the architectural silhouette of Khai Dinh emperor and architectural works, decorative motifs simulating the palace and temple of the Nguyen Dynasty. The main house has Co Lau as a place of worship and a library room.