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Hanoi's National Assembly Building: Rethinking Modern Vietnamese Architecture

Archdaily recently caught up with GMP Architekten, the minds behind Hanoi’s new National Assembly building who, with their design, attempted to answer the question: “What is Vietnamese building cultur...

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[Photos] This District 3 House Is Every Saigoneer's Dream

We’ve seen plenty of local architects incorporate traditional Vietnamese aesthetics into their designs, from Chapa brickwork to tube houses. But we’ve never come across something quite as stunning as ...

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[Photos] Saigon House Recaptures City’s Fading Charm

The Saigon House (perhaps located in District 6 due to the presence of Chinese-style shrines out front), seeks to recreate the lost Vuong Hong Sen's dwellings that once dotted Saigon-Gia Dinh.

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[Photos] Inside Saigon’s Abstract 2H House

Truong An architecture and 23o5Studio recently teamed up an this abstract house in Saigon’s Thanh My Loi new urban area. The structure was designed to allow light to proliferate throughout, paint...

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National Assembly HQ Wins Grand Prize At VN Architecture Awards

While architecture in Vietnam has taken some major strides over the past decade, it’s rare to see a government building receive high praise for its design. It looks like Hanoi's recently complete...

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Incredible House In Nha Be District Blends Local Architectural Styles And Modern Design

This brick-based, open-air living space from Vietnamese MM++ Architects taps traditional construction methods to bring this home into harmony with its surrounding environment. 

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[Photos] New Tube House in Binh Duong Offers A Twist On Traditional Vietnamese Architecture

Tube houses have been popular in Vietnamese cities for centuries due to their ability to build airy abodes on small plots of land. Though architectural style has been steadily falling out of favor, ar...

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[Photos] Every Corner Of This D7 Home Was Designed For Relaxation And Meditation

The 3x10 House, designed by DD concept, can be found in District 7. Built on a 3×10 square meter plot, the small space forced the architects to "carefully consider the conflicts be...

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[Photos] Da Nang House Inspired by Termite Mounds and Champa Architecture

The Termitary House, recently completed by Tropical Space Architects in Da Nang's Thanh Khe District, gets its inspiration from both intricate termite mounds and the baked-brick towers of the Cha...

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Vietnamese School Wins Top Award At International Architecture Competition

Vo Trong Nghia had added to its list of international accolades, taking home top honors for its Farming Kindergarten in the recent Archdaily “Building of the Year” awards.

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Saigon Xưa: Breaking Down The Architecture Of Old Saigon

Lê Hưng Trọng, creator of the upcoming illustration book about the architectural aesthetics of old Saigon, “Saigon Xưa”, talked to us about the varying styles of houses across the city.

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'Gentle House' Taps Traditional Vietnamese Architecture for Modern Inspiration

Blending the natural environment and modern construction, in 2012, Ngoc Luong Le Architects created the gentle house, a home on Hanoi’s outskirts that combines modern and traditional design elements t...

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New Coalimex Building Brings Sleek Architecture To Hanoi’s Old Quarter

Coalimex has set up shop in Hanoi’s Old Quarter with a sleek new building boasting sustainable and green design characteristics.

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CNN: Vo Trong Nghia Is Next Big Name In Architecture

Vietnamese starchitect, Vo Trong Nghia, had quite a 2014 with a number of his firm’s designs receiving international commendation. It looks like he’s off to a great start in 2015 as American news netw...

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Inside Nha Dan Architect’s HCMC NQ House

Nha Dan Architects, a firm specializing in commercial and residential projects, recently completed their sleek and artistic NQ House in Ho Chi Minh City which overcame some serious design challenges.&...

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[Video] Vo Trong Nghia’s 'Rebel Architecture'

In a city where building codes are either nonexistent or very lax, modern green architecture is often a hard sell. Sustainability and the long-term advantages of building for the environment and to im...

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[Video] New Film Highlights The Father Of Modern Cambodian Architecture

Vietnam and Cambodia have a shared colonial past and have both endured the peaks and valleys of development and war. For both, the 1960s and 70s were periods of modernist architectural innovation, esp...

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2 Vietnamese Designs Take Home Top Awards at International Architecture Festival

A21 Studio’s “The Chapel” and Vo Trong Nghia Architect’s “House For Trees” both took home top awards at last week’s World Architecture Festival (WAF) in Singapore.

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[Photos] A Look At The Bygone Era Of “New” Cambodian Architecture

In the 1950s and 60s, Cambodia was developing a unique architectural style, one which blended aspects of the Modern Movement with traditional features found at Angkor. This movement, known as “New Khm...

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2 Slim Vietnamese Homes Featured In British Architecture Magazine

2 Vietnamese homes designed by Vietnamese architects have made Deezen Magazine’s list of “10 Super Skinny Houses.”