COMPANY & AWARDS

About

VTN Architects (Vo Trong Nghia Architects)

Founded in 2006, VTN Architects (Vo Trong Nghia Architects) is a leading architectural practice in Vietnam with offices in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi. More than 60 international architects, engineers and staff work closely on cultural, residential and commercial projects worldwide.

By experimenting with light, wind and water, and by using natural and local materials, VTN Architects employ a contemporary design vocabulary to explore new ways to create green architecture for the 21st century, whilst maintaining the essence of Asian architectural expression.

VTN Architects are in strong collaboration with Wind and Water House JSC,a construction company specializing in green buildings construction, to realize designs of high quality in Vietnam.



Founding Partner

Vo Trong Nghia

Vo Trong Nghia studied architecture at the University of Tokyo before returning to Vietnam to establish VTN Architects (Vo Trong Nghia Architects) in 2006.

Through a series of the award winning projects, Nghia has developed sustainable architectural design by integrating inexpensive, local materials and traditional skills with contemporary aesthetics and modern methodologies.

Nghia has received numerous international prizes and honours including but not limited to; World Architecture Festival Award, ARCASIA award, WAN 21 for 21 Award and, FuturArc Green leadership Award. In 2012, he was selected as the Architect of the year in Vietnam.

Besides running his architectural practice, Nghia has continued to be involved in architecture at a grass roots level by teaching at the Nagoya Institute of Technology in 2011. Nghia is registered architect in Vietnam.



Partner

Yasuhiro Mutsuno

Following studying architecture at the the Nagoya Institute of Technology, Yasuhiro Mutsuno has more than fifteen years’ experience working in architectural practices in Japan. In 2017, Mutsuno joined VTN Architects (Vo Trong Nghia Architects) as a partner. Mutsuno is a first class qualified architect in Japan.

Tran Thi Hang

Tran Thi Hang studied architecture at Hanoi University of Cicil Engineering. In 2007, Hang joined VTN Architects (Vo Trong Nghia Architects) as a senior architect and has been leading several projects. Since 2016, Hang has been working as a partner of VTN Architects (Vo Trong Nghia Architects).



Staff List

Board of Manager

Vo Trong Nghia – General Director

Ho Chi Minh city office

-Director / Partners
Tran Thi Hang
Yasuhiro Mutsuno

-Architects
Nguyen Tat Dat
Thomas Boerendonk
Inudoh Nobuhiro
Yamada Takahito
Mika Fujisaka
Tran Vo Kien
Nguyen Cong Hoan
To Quang Cam
Le Viet Minh Quoc
Truong Dai Thanh
Nguyen Huu Tan Dat
To Manh Toan
Tran Van Anh
Nguyen Hai Dang
Nguyen Huu An
Le Hoang Tuyet Ngoc
Nguyen Duy Minh
Ha Nguyen Nhan
Nguyen Ngoc Bao Tran

-Engineers
Hoang Thanh Hai
Khac Ngoc Hoang
Hoang Van Chinh
Le Van Hoan
Phan Ba Dung
Nguyen Van Man

-Administrative& HR Department; Accounting department
Tran Thi Mai Ly
Tran Thi Tuyet Mai
Nguyen Thi Ly
Ha Thi My Quyen
Pham Thi Huong Chau
Nguyen Huu Dang Khoa
Phan Minh Thuy
Huynh Ngoc Chung

Hanoi office

-Director / Partners

-Architects
Do Huu Tam
Koji Yamamoto
Ngo Thuy Duong
Nguyen Duc Trung
Nguyen Van An
Bui Quang Huy
Doan Huu Chinh
Nguyen Viet Bac
Phung Thi Vu
Tu Minh Dong
Nguyen Tan Thang

-Admind & Accounting department
Nguyen Thi Kim Hoan

Awards

2018

  • FuturArc Green Leadership award, Winner / Atlas Hotel
  • FuturArc Green Leadership award, Winner / The Lantern – Nanoco Gallery
  • FuturArc Green Leadership award, Merit / Binh House
  • A’Design Awards / Building and Structure design/ Golden metal/ Farming Kindergarten
  • A’Design Awards / Building and Structure design/ Siliver metal/ House for Trees
  • 2017

    • Ashui Awards / Green build of the year/ Binh house
    • World Architecture Festival/ House – Completed building Winner/ Binh House
    • World Architecture Festival/ Office – Future project Winner/ Viettel Offsite Studio
    • World Architecture Festival/ Education – Future project Highly Commended/ Viettel Academy Educational Center
    • Zumtobel Group Award 2017/ Honorable Mention/ Farming Kindergarten
    • International Architecture Awards /Naman Conference Hall
    • The UIA Award / Honorable mention / Farming Kindergarten
    • The ARCASIA awards, Jaipur/The GOLD award/Son La restaurant
    • The ARCASIA awards, Jaipur/The Honorable mention award/Roc Von restaurant and Son La restaurant
    • The Green Good Design, USA/ Atlas Hotel
    • The Green Good Design, USA/ Sen Village Community Centre
    • The Green Good Design, USA/ Hoan House
    • The Green Good Design, USA/ Roc Von Restaurant
    • The Green Good Design, USA/ The Lantern

    2016

    • Prince Claus Awards/ Vo Trong Nghia
    • DFA(Design for Asia) Award, Grand award / Naman Retreat
    • ARCASIA Award 2016, Gold Medal / Farming Kindergarten
    • ARCASIA Award 2016, Honorable Mention/ S House 1
    • ARCASIA Award 2016, Honorable Mention/ Factory Office Renovation
    • ARCASIA Award 2016, Mention/ House for Trees
    • FuturArc Green Leadership award, Merit / Naman Retreat
    • Green Good Design, USA / Naman Retreat the Babylon
    • Green Good Design, USA / Naman Retreat Hay Hay Restaurant Bar
    • Green Good Design, USA / Diamond Island Community Hall
    • Green Good Design, USA / S House 3
    • Green Good Design, USA / Vietnam Pavilion in EXPO Milano 2015
    • Green Good Design, USA / FPT University Ha Noi Administrative Centre
    • Vietnam Green Architecture Award of Vietnam Association of Architects, Gold/ FPT University
    • IAA (International Architecture Awards) 2015/ Diamond Island Community Hall
    • IAA (International Architecture Awards) 2015 / Naman Retreat Hay Hay Restaurant Bar
    • IAA (International Architecture Awards) 2015 /Naman Retreat the Babylon
    • BUILD Architecture Awards 2016,UK/Architectural Practice of the Year 2016-Viet Nam
    • The Green Era Award/Sheraton Phu Quoc Resort

    2015

    • Vietnam House Award / Green Renovation
    • AR school, finalist / Farming Kindergarten
    • DFA(Design for Asia) Award, Silver award / Farming Kindergarten
    • IAA (International Architecture Awards) 2015/ House for Trees
    • IAA (International Architecture Awards) 2015 / Son La Restaurant
    • IAA (International Architecture Awards) 2015 / Farming Kindergarten
    • Green Good Design, USA / Green Renovation
    • Green Good Design, USA / House for Trees
    • Green Good Design, USA / Factory Office Renovation
    • Green Good Design, USA / S House 2
    • Green Good Design, USA / Son La Restaurant
    • Green Good Design, USA / Farming Kindergarten
    • FuturArc Green Leadership award, Winner / House for Trees
    • FuturArc Green Leadership award, Citation / Son La Restaurant
    • FuturArc Green Leadership award, Citation / Kontum Indochine Cafe
    • FuturArc Green Leadership award, Citation / Green Renovation
    • Ashden International Awards, Runners-up / Greening cities with beautiful bamboo building
    • National Architectural Prize (Vietnam), Gold medal / Son La Restaurant
    • National Architectural Prize (Vietnam), Gold medal / Binh Thanh House
    • National Architectural Prize (Vietnam), Jury award / Farming Kindergarten
    • National Architectural Prize (Vietnam), Team Award / Vo Trong Nghia Architects
    • Building of the year 2014 on Archdaily, Educational Architecture category winner / Farming Kindergarten

    2014

    • World Architecture Festival (WAF) / Winner for “House” category / House for trees
    • World Architecture Festival (WAF) / Winner for “Hotel&Leisure” category / Son La Restaurant
    • World Architecture Festival (WAF) / Winner for “Future Projects Education” category / FPT Technology Building
    • World Architecture Festival (WAF) /Shortlist / Binh Thanh House
    • World Architecture Festival (WAF) /Shortlist / Farming Kindergarten
    • World Architecture Festival (WAF) /Shortlist / Factory Office Renovation
    • World Architecture Festival (WAF) /Shortlist / The Cam An Communal House
    • IAA (International Architecture Awards) / Kontum Indochine Cafe
    • AR House Award / winner / House for trees
    • ARCASIA 2014 / Building of the year / Dailai Bamboo Complex
    • ARCASIA 2014 / Gold Medal for category “Resort Building”/ Dailai Bamboo Complex
    • Green Good Design / Kontum Indochine Cafe
    • Green Good Design / Stone House
    • Green Good Design / Binh Thanh House
    • Green Good Design / Dailai Conference Hall
    • National Architectural Prize (Vietnam), Green Architecture / Stone House
    • National Architectural Prize (Vietnam), Green Architecture / Kontum Indochine Wedding
    • Building of the year 2013 on Archdaily, Houses category winner / Binh Thanh House
    • Wallpaper* Design Awards, Best private house category, shortlisted / Binh Thanh House
    • Building of the year 2013 on Archdaily, Houses category winner / Binh Thanh House

    2013

    • Architect of the Year 2012, Vietnam
    • Building of the year 2012 on Archdaily, House category winner / Stacking Green
    • World Architecture Festival, Hotel category Highly, commended / Kontum Indochine Café
    • World Architecture Festival, Villa category, Shortlisted / Stone House
    • World Architecture Festival, Civic and community category, shortlisted / Dailai Conference Hall
    • ARCASIA Award for Architecture, Honourable mention / Stacking Green
    • International Architecture Awards / Dailai Conference Hall
    • National Architectural Prize (Vietnam), 2nd Prize / Dailai Conference Hall
    • National Architectural Prize (Vietnam), Citation / Stone House
    • National Architectural Prize (Vietnam), Citation / Binh Duong school
    • National Architectural Prize (Vietnam), Team Award / Vo Trong Nghia Architects
    • FuturArc Prize, Professional category 2nd Prize / Farming Kindergarten
    • FuturArc Green Leadership Award, Citation) / Dai Lai Conference Hall
    • FuturArc Green Leadership Award, Citation) / Low Cost House

    2012

    • World Architecture Festival, School category winner / Binh Duong School
    • World Architecture Festival, House category winner / Stacking Green
    • International Architecture Awards / Stacking Green
    • Green Good Design / Stacking Green
    • Green Good Design / Bamboo Wing
    • World Architecture News 21 for 21 Awards, Winner
    • FuturArc Green Leadership Award, Winner / Bamboo Wing
    • FuturArc Green Leadership Award, Citation / Binh Duong School
    • FuturArc Green Leadership Award, Citation / Stacking Green
    • Vietnam Green Architecture Award / Bamboo Wing
    • Vietnam Green Architecture Award / Binh Duong School

    2011

    • ARCASIA Award for Architecture / wNw Bar
    • International Architecture Awards / Bamboo Wing
    • Green Good Design / Vietnam Pavilion
    • FuturArc Green Leadership Award, Winner / wNw Bar
    • FuturArc Green Leadership Award, Citation / Vietnam Pavilion

    2010

    • Green Good Design / wNw Bar

    2009

    • International Architecture Awards / wNw Bar
    • International Architecture Awards / Trung Nguyen Coffee Culture Center
    • Global Holcim Awards Silver / Ho Chi Minh City University of Architecture

    2008

    • International Architecture Awards / wNw Café
    • Regional Holcim Awards Silver / Ho Chi Minh City University of Architecture

    2007

    • National Architect Prize of Vietnam Architecture Association, Second Prize
    • International Bamboo Building Design Competition, Second Prize
    • ARCASIA Award, Gold medal / Ho Chi Minh City University of Architecture