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[Photos] When Bricks Not Only Form a House's Structure but Also Unique Texture

Gardens and bricks allow Bien Hoa's Wall House to fill its lungs. It is essential we have some in our homes. But not all air is equal.

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[Photos] Floating Nest Home Re-Imagines the Traditional Vietnamese Tube House

Tube houses have long been a consistent presence in Saigon’s urban fabric - their rectangular designs matching the city’s traditionally narrow lots.

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2 Buildings in Vietnam Win Dezeen's Urban, Rural House of the Year

A Quang Ngai home with a garden-rich roof and an eco-conscious Da Nang dwelling both snagged 2020 Deezen Awards.

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[Photos] Vinh House Brings a Slice of the Countryside to Its Urban Neighborhood

Instead of a typical tube house, architects turned this lot in urban Vinh into a rustic home reminiscent of the countryside.

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Saigon Student Culture Center Wins World Architecture Award

The five-story building, which includes a cinema, a 900-seat auditorium, large conference rooms, space for club activities, libraries and free areas, was praised for its eco-friendly design.

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[Photos] On Phu Quoc Island, Jungle-Tucked Bungalows Bring People Closer to Nature

Concrete jungle < actual jungle.

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[Photos] A Glow-up Turns an Antique Shophouse Into a Hip Creative Space

Who says you can't combine work and play?

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[Photos] The Saigon Factory Whose Walls Are Made of Plants

Sign us up for a job here.

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Eco-Kindergarten in Vinh Recognized by Australian Architecture Awards

Designing a highly stylized and functional school not only provides kids with a conducive learning environment, it also wins international attention.

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[Photos] New House by VTN Architects Blurs Line Between Man and Nature

"What, you want me to live in a house with walls?"

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The Story of Vietnam's Urban Energy and Aspirations Told via Southern Modernist Architecture

The following article is an edited excerpt from the recently published book Southern Vietnamese Modernist Architecture, presenting the history of the style, and how it contrasts with modernism in nort...

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[Photos] An Airy Home for Those Averse to Air-Conditioning

To some people, air conditioners suck.

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[Photos] New Da Nang Cafe Serves up Special Blend of Old and New Design

Across Vietnam’s metropolises, loss of heritage continues to be a challenge during a time of overly eager demolition and real estate fever.

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New Book Offers Deep Dive Into Vietnam's Connection With Modernist Architecture

Vietnamese architecture fans, add this to your bookshelf.

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[Photos] Hue's 'Lotus House' Makes Wheelchair-Friendly Design Its Focal Point

Apart from its lotus-inspired motifs and clean contemporary elements, Lotus House in Hue is also special as a rare example of Vietnamese architectural design that takes into consideration the needs of...

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[Photos] This New Public Space in Vung Tau Is a Natural Oasis

While Vietnam’s teeming cities are generally home to innovative construction projects, there are a number in less urbanized areas.

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[Photos] Blending in With Nature at Son La's New School for H'Mong Children

Designed by a group of Saigon-based architects, the Bo Mon District public school project unveiled a new structure for children in one of Son La’s most remote areas.

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[Photos] Inside a New School for Lao Cai Children, Built by Hanoi Architects

While some students in Saigon bemoan slow internet that hampers their distance education at home, there are communities in Vietnam’s remote areas whose only school can barely withstand the elements.

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[Photos] A Da Nang House Reimagined as a 'Red Brick' Hostel

Turns out one can break down an old house into a hostel the same way one breaks down a brick of cheese into enticing nibbles.

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From Nature, Vietnam Slowly Forges Its Own Brand of Contemporary Architecture

When it comes to architecture in Saigon, a tiny fraction of buildings receive the vast majority of attention.