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[Photos] An Oddly Shaped Lot Presents a Creative Challenge for Local Architects

The house, named Hoa House, rests on an irregular parcel of land formed by two square lots unevenly placed next to each other.

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[Photos] Hanoi Architects Unveil Low-Cost House for Vulnerable Communities

In Vietnam’s rural regions, local homesteads are constantly facing threats of natural disasters like flooding and soil erosion. An architecture firm has recently devised an affordable housing project ...

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Saigon Architects Clinch Sustainability Award at Regional Event in Tokyo

Architecture firm Tropical Space received distinctions in the categories of sustainable design and single family residential project at the Architects Regional Council Asia (Arcasia) Awards for Archit...

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[Photos] Agricultural Nets, Tree Canopies Shield Diners From Summer Heat at Pizza 4P’s Hai Ba Trung

If you’ve been to Pizza 4P’s Hai Ba Trung restaurant, you would have noticed the extensive use of tight-knit netting as canopy.

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[Photos] 'Cricket House' Is a Melting Pot of Nature, Contemporary Design and Hanoi's Rural Charm

Breeze-soothed prairies, caves bathed in moonlight, forests filled with birdsong, succulent flower pollen and fruit trees: before humans constructed homes out of brick and concrete, plaster and s...

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[Photos] Hai Phong Cafe Deviates From Hip Coffee Shop Trends, Returns to Old Vietnamese Architecture

1986 was a big year: the first studio Ghibli movie premiered; Haley's comet skimmed across the night sky; Maradona won the World Cup thanks to the infamous "hand of God" shot; Oprah Winfrey's show deb...

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[Photos] Turning Two Tube Houses Into a Light-Filled Abode

If the square meters of a house doubles, what is the percentage increase in light and green space?

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[Photos] New Saigon Coworking Community Brings Jungle Greenness Into Office Space

Working in an enclosed space can be stifling at times, which is why the architecture group G8A recognizes the need to reconnect with nature.

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[Photos] This Minimalist Da Lat House Catches Light Like Lungs Catch Air

This photographer's private home was designed around the trees in the abandoned nursery it was built on.

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[Photos] An Airy Vacation Home in Vinh Phuc

A combination of high-tech modeling and traditional materials enhance shade and ventilation.

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[Photos] Escaping the Chaos of Saigon in Thu Duc's Green Hideout

This impressive home in Thu Duc District seems like the perfect retreat for lovers of peace and quiet in Saigon.

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[Photos] Ample Lighting, Natural Wood Tones and Glass Terraria Make a Dreamy Cafe in Hanoi

Deep inside the harmonious chaos that is Hanoi, a Vietnamese firm has given form to a coffee shop that's one part mini-arboretum and another urban jungle.

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[Photos] Vo Trong Nghia Architects Brings Bamboo Design to Venice Design Exhibition

Vietnam's Vo Trong Nghia Architects are taking their expertise to Venice with another bold design that utilizes their signature bamboo materials. 

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[Photos] Saigon Architects Transform Old Building in D1 Into Contemporary Office

Often in Saigon we hear about old buildings being completely torn down for new high-rise projects, but not enough about them being given them new uses. This recent office in District 1 is a bright exa...

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[Photos] A Homey Abode for a Family of 4 in Saigon

What better way to start brightening up your life than beginning with the walls of your own home?

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[Photos] This Da Nang Hẻm Cafe Is Like a Contemporary Greenhouse

This new hẻm coffee shop in Da Nang epitomizes a neat balance between cost-effectiveness and aesthetic appeal.

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[Photos] Old Couple Moves to Long An, Builds Vietnam's Fanciest Chicken Coop

Although domestic animals such as cats and dogs are the norm when it comes to keeping pets, for residents of Vietnam's countryside, backyard birds are viable options.

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[Photos] This Brick 'Cave House' in Hanoi Is a Blast From the Past

The breathable home uses a double layer of recycled bricks to protect against the wind and sun while incorporating green elements and natural light.

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[Photos] This Cafe in Hanoi's Ha Dong District Is an Ode to Industrial Chic

Fans of industrial style might find this coffee shop in Hanoi a perfect location to enjoy a cup of joe or two during the weekend.

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[Photos] Da Nang Architects Transform Old Furniture Workshop Into Airy Abode

Instead of demolishing their old home and building a new structure on top of it, a business in Da Nang decided to keep the house’s frame and give it a makeover instead.