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[Photos] Hanoi Salon’s Architecture Appeals to All the Senses

Though residential dwellings seem to be the most common subject of Vietnam’s modern architecture efforts, H&P Architects was recently tasked with renovating a run-down hairdressing salon in Hanoi’s Va...

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[Photos] Half Roof House: A Marriage Between Old Design and New

A team of Saigon-based architects seeks to attain a harmonious balance between traditional Vietnamese aesthetics and modern design elements in their latest creation, the Half Roof House.

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[Photos] Ha Tinh Terraces House Is the Perfect Blend of Agriculture and Architecture

If you've got a green thumb, Ha Tinh’s Terraces Home is right up your alley: the abode integrates residential and gardening spaces to create a bright, well-designed and sustainable living space.

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[Photos] Hanging out at Nha Trang’s Breezy Container Hostel

Anyone who’s traveled Vietnam on a shoestring knows hostels are not necessarily the most glamorous of accommodations. Nha Trang’s Ccasa Hostel, however, goes against this standard with its bright and ...

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How Vietnam Created Its Own Brand of Modernist Architecture

Throughout the 20th century, as Vietnam underwent dramatic historical and political changes, a unique brand of modernist architecture developed in the country, transforming its present-da...

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[Photos] Welcome to Vung Tau's Leafy Green Dream House

A Saigon-based architecture firm has designed a house that seamlessly merges nature and living space in one.

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[Photos] Take a Tour of Hanoi’s Pint-Sized Architecture Studio

These days, every architecture firm in Vietnam is after pretty much the same thing: trying to bring light, air and more space to the country’s cramped urban buildings.

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[Photos] Saigon Architect Combines Past and Present at 4Ps Ben Thanh

In its new space near Ben Thanh Market, Saigon's most popular Japanese pizza joint, Pizza 4Ps, has managed to combine the southern hub's unique sense of place with innovative contemporary architecture...

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[Photos] Da Nang’s Garden House Is a Green Urban Paradise

In the cramped quarters of urban Vietnam, greenery is hard to come by.

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[Photos] Hanoi Bamboo Building Wins 2 International Architecture Prizes

An art pavilion located in Hanoi’s Muong Museum recently clinched two prestigious American architecture prizes for its innovative design.

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[Photos] Inside Le Duc Ha’s Remarkable Terra Cotta Studio

In rural Quang Nam, a Vietnamese architecture firm has created an artist studio that’s as much a masterpiece as the handcrafted pottery it holds.

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[Photos] Let There Be Light: Architects Create Bright, Airy Hem House

Once again, a group of Saigon-based architects has risen above their peers and transformed a seemingly disadvantaged plot of land into a sight to behold: the Hem House.

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[Video] Local Architecture Students Use Traditional Papier-Mache to Create Cocoon Pavilion

Over the summer, architect Nguyen Hoa Hiep of a21 Studio – the firm behind Thu Duc’s M11 house and The Tent in Nha Trang – teamed up with local architecture students to create a cocoon-like pavilion i...

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[Photos] MIA Design Studio's Dream Office Erases Boundary Between Interior and Exterior

Located next to the Saigon River in Binh Thanh District, MIA Design Studio's office is simple, open and efficient.

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[Photos] Maison T: A Dream Bachelor Pad in Hanoi

Nghia-Architect has unveiled an inviting new home called Maison T in Hanoi’s Dong Da District. According to ArchDaily, the residence was designed for a young man who recently returned from living abr...

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[Photos] Step Inside Da Lat's Hobbit-Like 'Uncle's House'

This Da Lat abode perfectly blends modern and traditional elements to bring its owners closer to nature.

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[Photos] Past and Present Mingle in Hanoi’s ‘Attic Apartment’

When it comes to the scores of cramped and aging homes in urban Vietnam, local architects have a knack for transforming these unusual spaces into not only liveable but trendy and functional housing.

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[Illustrations] Japanese Architect Sketches Tokyo Metro Stations and the Chaos Above Them

In the dozens of digital renderings which envision a city’s future, you’ll find soaring skylines and innovative architecture but very little personality.

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[Photos/Video] Hanoi Architects Breathe New Life Into a Standard Tube House

By now, everyone in Vietnam is familiar with the standard tube house layout: a staircase in the middle, bedrooms on the sides and a ground floor that usually substitutes as a parking garage.

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[Photos] Saigon Architects Create 3-in-1 House on Bizarrely Shaped Plot of Land

Saigon’s weirdly shaped land plots once again give rise to a unique design in the 3 Houses project, where geometric shapes create a perfect balance between exterior and interior spaces.