276 Office by A+ Architects

Binh Duong, a province adjacent to Ho Chi Minh City as Vietnam’s economic and cultural capital, is being developed to hold industrial estates. Sitting in this context is the site of 276 Office, which serves a company that provides water and waste treatment solutions for industries. They wanted a workplace that emphasises the environmental focus […]

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A mathematics institute in Vietnam adds upon an existing structure

For the headquarters of Vietnam Institute for Advanced Study in Mathematics (VIASM)—a field that has won international accolade and is growing in the country—the architects renovated a three-storey primary school to add two floors of facilities for the scientists. Keeping the existing structure of the U-shaped school, the new construction raised a courtyard from the second floor to connect all functional areas. […]

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Hoian D’or by Huni Architectes


Hoi An is a city with a distinct geography: its landforms are shaped by the extensive reach of Thu Bon River, forming small islands bordered by streams. Near the mouth of the river, one such island called Con Bap is the site for Hoian D’or, a high-end real estate and resort development that harnesses the city’s pull of cultural tourism.

Spanning 24.5 hectares, the master plan of Hoian D’or takes its cue from the heritage town’s urban structure. The functions are grouped into several blocks: a ‘village’ of hotels and villas; an ecological park with local plants and herbs; and a ‘shophouse town’ at the centre, with three main axes oriented towards surrounding cultural, commercial and ecological areas. […]

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Bird Nest by VTN Architects

Bird Nest Installation

Designed by VTN Architects (Vo Trong Nghia Architects), who are known for their traditional Vietnamese architecture approach, installed a memorable artwork named Bird Nest. It is a soaring bamboo installation right in the heart of Uniqlo’s flagship store at the central part of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Complementing the Japanese fashion house’s philosophy of […]

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Phu My Garden


The project is situated in the context of a new urban area in a harbour industrial park, where massive construction of factories and residential areas are happening. The rapid development of industrial architecture accompanied by a large number of migrants led to a lack of public space for local inhabitants. The project is located in […]

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LTTD House


The exterior of LLTD House is in harmony with the surrounding landscape, it is designed to incorporate as much green spaces as possible. LLTD House has a strong impact on the culture and lifestyle of the surrounding communities, seeking to help people realise the value of green and environmentally friendly living spaces, thereby changing the […]

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Jakob Factory


The site area is placed in the center of an industrial park 50 kilometres north of Ho Chi Minh City, the economic capitol of Vietnam. A pioneering initiative, Jakob Factory is the first project in Vietnam proposes completely naturally ventilated manufacturing halls. It offers an intelligent distribution of work spaces combined with a plantation façade […]

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FGLA 2020 Award: 803 House


The image of a wooden house framed by a concrete structure drove the imagination of the architects. Amidst the dense and packed narrow houses in Ho Chi Minh City, this project stood out with its use of materials and spatial ingenuity. The interior is cool and comfortable, thanks to the open, permeable nature of the […]

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