FuturArc Prize 2022: Six teams awarded at BCIAA Vietnam
30 JUNE 2022 – Architecture students from Vietnam continue to set records for having the most winners for this cycle of FuturArc Prize (FAP). Six teams received their awards at the event of BCI Asia Awards (BCIAA) on 30 June 2022, comprising the 3rd Place winner and five merit recipients.
With the prompt of Reinterpretation, this year’s FAP asked entrants to reimagine an empty or underused existing building in Asia to become a public property that is safe, inviting, sustainable and gives back to the community. Following the judging session in April, a total of three winners and eight merits were awarded.
The 3rd Place award went to the team of Nguyen Tien Huy, Nguyen Thanh Lam, Nguyen Quang Linh, Han Phung Van Trang and Tran Thanh Tung, students at the Hanoi University of Architecture, for their entry titled Revival Waste that transformed an abandoned factory to become a community-based waste processing centre. The team received their SGD2,000 cash prize, trophy and 1-year subscription to FuturArc App.
Merit awards were bestowed to:
• Duyen Hong Anh Nguyen, Dang Anh Vy Nguyen, Thu Ngoc Ha Lam, Di Tuong Luu and Hoang Tu Uyen Pham, students at the Ho Chi Minh City University of Architecture, for the entry titled Touch of Change;
• Nguyen Kien To and Chu Minh Duc, students at Hanoi University of Civil Engineering, for the entry titled Low Garden;
• Le Quoc Tuan, Dang Ngoc Hoang Bao, Le Hoang Chau, Nguyen Hoang Thien Ni and Tran Kha Phoi, students at the Ho Chi Minh City University of Architecture, for the entry titled Wastefilter;
• Nguyen Cao Hoai Nam and Van Nhat Tan from Ton Duc Thang University; Dao Van Quan and Ngo The Quang from Hanoi University of Architecture; and Thieu Luu Hoang Bao Dai from Van Lang University, for the entry titled San Chung.