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Opinion: Saigon’s Architecture Should Express Our Times Today, Not the Past

Based upon its fascinating history, modern-day Saigon displays a rich character all its own, with buildings across the city representing each era of its storied past. However, several faux colonial bu...

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[Photos] Saigon's 'Binh House': A Harmonious Blend of Nature and Concrete

This irregularly shaped house is the latest addition to VTN Architects’ “House for Trees” series, a project aimed at introducing more green spaces to Vietnam’s urban housing projects.

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[Photos] A Green Oasis in the Heart of Hanoi

With Hanoi’s environment getting worse by the minute, a group of architects has attempted to create a dash of green scenery to brighten up this Dong Da abode.

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[Photos] Hanoi's 'Party Apartment' Is Perfect for the Fun-Loving Crowd

Hanoi’s spacious “Party Apartment” is the perfect home for local social butterflies out there.

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[Photos] A Glimpse Into Binh Thanh's Terracotta Abode

In Saigon, nothing is impossible when it comes to building a home, even when the lot is 40 meters long and wedged in the middle of a tight space.

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Singaporean Architects Design Hotel Featuring Own Ecosystem

A hotel in downtown Singapore features its own ecosystem and an array of innovative environmental features.

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[Photos] Torn Paper House Brings Bright, Minimalist Living to Go Vap

A Saigon-based architecture firm has transformed a small plot in Go Vap District into an enviable townhouse.

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[Photos] The Shield: Hanoi's 'Machine' House

A group of Hanoian architects rose to the challenge of striking a balance between commercial and residential space in a local tube house.

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[Photos] This Quang Ninh Community Center Is Made From Bamboo and Earth

An architecture firm in Vietnam has proven once again that you can create something aesthetically pleasing and highly useful from the most humble and commonplace materials.

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[Photos] Local Architects Weave Functional Design Element Through Saigon Tube House

Sometimes all it takes to spruce up a home is just one design element.

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[Photos] Verdant Waterfalls Grace Facade of Vo Trong Nghia Hoi An Hotel

Located in Hoi An’s Old Town, the Atlas Hotel Hoian is the latest hospitality project from Vietnam’s notable firm Vo Trong Nghia Architects.

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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.