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[Photos] Blending in With Nature at a Rustic My Tho Coffee Shop

Set at canal-level, the serene coffee shop pays homage to the residents of the Mekong Delta who for centuries have built homes and communities betwixt channels, swamps and lakes.

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[Photo] Two Years After Eviction, 3A Station Lot Remains Sparsely Developed

The 2017 flattening of youth culture hangout 3A Station to make room for high-rise projects broke the hearts of many Saigoneers .

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[Photos] Viettel's New Offside Studio Is a Fusion of Geometry and Nature

Viettel is one of Vietnam’s largest telecommunication companies. Mentions of its name usually conjure up the vision of a steadfastly traditional conglomerate that’s omnipresent but uninteresting. That’s why the new Viettel Offside Studio, designed by Vo Trong Nghia Architects, is a surprise.

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[Photos] Saigon Architects Make the Best of D10's Cramped Hẻm Enclave

Only by staying in one neighborhood for an extended period of time could someone fully grasp how rapidly Saigon has been changing in recent years. Madame Nga, the matriarch of this new hẻm house in District 10, could attest to the staggering urbanization of her community.

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77 Architects Cosign Request to Da Lat to Reconsider Development Plan

A new development plan, announced not long ago, will bring about major changes to Da Lat's central area.

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Quang Binh Says No to Controversial Son Doong Cable Car Project

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park might be safe from invasive development projects, at least for the time being.

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[Photos] Vo Trong Nghia's Latest 'House for Trees' Is an Urban Garden on a Budget

The latest in the "House for Trees" project, Vo Trong Nghia Architects' new structure fills a tight space with greenery on a budget.

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Quang Binh Company Proposes Cable Car in Space Linking Saigon With Hanoi

Editor's note: Happy April Fools' Day! This article was part of Saigoneer's 2019 April Fools' Day celebration. This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, businesses, places, events, locales, and incidents are either the products of the writer’s imagination or used in a fictitious manner.

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Vietnam Considers Exclusive Inter-Airport Road Between Tan Son Nhat, Long Thanh

Authorities are considering a direct road between Long Thanh and Tan Son Nhat airports that's reserved only for inter-airport travelers.

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[Photos] In Ben Tre, a Kindergarten of the Future

Who says schools have to be stodgy concrete blocks?

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In New Urban Plan, Da Lat to Demolish, Move Iconic Landmarks

Lam Dong People's Committee recently issued a major development plan for the Hoa Binh area in central Da Lat.

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