(Phú Thủy, 1976)
On a corner lot in the center of Bat Trang Town, located just a few kilometers from the Vietnamese capital and known for its pottery-making tradition, stands this residence for the family of an old ceramics specialist. The building has three overlap
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
A little over thirty kilometers from the city of Hanoi, on a sloping lakeside terrain within Hoa Lac technological campus, and just a few meters from the engineering center, Viettel has completed a business center for the company’s leaders. The proje
Viettel Academy Educational Center is in a training campus at Hoa Lac Hi-Tech Park, thirty kilometers from Hanoi. With classrooms, meeting rooms, halls, offices, and temporary housing, the center provides accommodation and training courses for the st
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 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
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
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 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
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
The house sits just a few meters from the water in the quiet residential neighborhood of Nha Trang, a touristic town in the southeast of the country. The project had to address two requests: on one hand, the client wanted a house with a large garden;
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
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
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
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.
Vietnam is historically an agricultural country, but accelerated economic changes in the last decades are sending young people out of the countryside and into the cities, which have become increasingly polluted ecosystems. To address the situation th
Located in the Dong Da district of the Vietnamese capital, the fourstory prismatic building harbors complementary programs: on the one hand, a showroom for the lighting products of an electronics company; on the other hand, a gallery and a work space
Like so many other cities in the Asian continent, Vietnamese ones are undergoing intensive urban development. After years of frenzied growth, these cities have gradually lost their original natural features, and are no longer exuberant tropical fores
Both the house and the office prototype are constructed with fiberglass roofs and polycarbonate facades, with interior surfaces clad with bamboo. The space inside is subdivided by curtains and different floor heights to create furniture elements.
The light frame, made of precast concrete modular elements to which the users bolt on Nipa palm tree panels and polycarbonate, makes it possible to do without complex foundations, allowing for transportation in small boats.
Located in Kontum City, in the central part of Vietnam, this building within a hotel complex functions as a cafeteria for tourists and as a banquet hall for wedding receptions. It consists of two elements. The main building is designed as a simple re
Surrounded by an artificial lake, the dome, measuring ten meters high and fifteen meters in diameter, is topped with an oculus of 1.5 meters in diameter that ensures the release of hot air from the bar, cooled by the adiabatic evaporation of the peri
In an idyllic natural setting just a few kilometers from Hanoi,this multipurpose space is used to hold cultural events of the local community. The proposal starts out from two key objectives: using local materials and exploring the constructive quali
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
In a context of rapid urban growth, Vo Trong Nghia defends an architecture based on local knowledge, communion with nature, and social commitment.
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