(Phú Thủy, 1976)
When Vietnam opened to international tourism, it was a strong boost for the economic growth of the country, but unleashed an uncontrolled urbanization process that has stripped the cities of their tropical forests and threatened their natural ecosyst
Freespace, the optimistic motto chosen for the 16th edition of the Venice Architecture Biennale, curated by Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara – Grafton Architects –, defends that architecture can be generous and functional at the same time. In line
Located close to the center of Son La City and surrounded by mountains covered with dense tropical vegetation, this series of pavilions inspired in traditional Vietnamese architecture completes a touristic resort with a new multipurpose space. The pr
The single-family house is located in a new residential area in Ho Chi Minh City. The site is adjacent to a park on its northern side, which is a rare opportunity in the dense and hyperurbanized Vietnamese cities. The design therefore focused on buil
Combining the advantages of the previous prototypes, the stainless steel lattice walls secure, support, and rigidify the frame of S House 3, which is clad with microcement and isolated from the ground by a concrete pedestal, ensuring its durability.
Castaway Island Resort is located on a beautiful tiny island in Cat Ba Archipelago, a well-known tourist destination in Vietnam. The site is only accessible by boat, which takes about two hours from Hai Phong port. The resort has room for up to 160 g
The flexible urban planning in this new neighborhood has permitted occupying the maximum area f the plots , to the detriment of green areas, wich are fewer and fewer. Reactingto this denaturalization of the tropical ecosystem of Ho Chi Min City and f
Located in the Dong Da district of the Vietnamese capital, the four-story prismatic building harbors two complementary programs: on the one hand, a showroom for the lighting products of an electronics company; on the other hand, an exhibition gallery
Designed for two generations of the same family, a young couple and the mother of one of the two, the design of the house is determined by the characteristic geometry of the plot on which it goes up: a rectangular, narrow, and elongated site, barely
The province of Son La, north of Vietnam, is an area with abundant nature of untouched forests and beautiful mountainscapes. Even with its strong cultural and natural beauty, there was little development or accommodation for tourists to recognize the
Located just 16 kilometers away from one of the main airports in Vietnam and half-way between Danang city and Hoi An old town, this retreat-resort is a center for the recovery of the body and mind, a getaway where long-stay guests can relax in a peac
Vo Trong Nghia strives to make the world a better place, and tackles that titanic task in tune with nature. With the humble ambition of one who does not want to see the tsunami of urban development and prosperity destroy the essential landscapes of h
In a context of rapid urban growth, Vo Trong Nghia defends an architecture based on local knowledge, communion with nature, and social commitment.
Since the foundation of the studio in the year 2006, my work is based on these key principles: Through Meditation Through meditation, I observe how things are born and how they disappear; I realize that everything passes by, everything ends in a natu