Vo Trong Nghia Architects
Founded in 2006, Vo Trong Nghia Architects is a leading architectural practice in Vietnam with offices in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi. More than 40 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, Vo Trong Nghia 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.
Vo Trong Nghia 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.
Vo Trong Nghia
Vo Trong Nghia studied architecture at the University of Tokyo before returning to Vietnam to establish 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.
Following studying architecture at the Tokyo Metropolitan University, Takashi Niwa has ten years' experience working in architectural practices in Japan, Malaysia, and Vietnam. Niwa joined Vo Trong Nghia Architects as a partner in 2010, and in the same year established the Hanoi office as its director. Niwa is a first class qualified architect in Japan.
Masaaki Iwamoto studied architecture at the University of Tokyo and Stuttgart University, Germany. In 2011, Iwamoto joined Vo Trong Nghia Architects as partner and director of the Ho Chi Minh City office and is responsible for projects in Vietnam and overseas. Iwamoto is a first class qualified architect in Japan.
Ho Chi Minh city office
Vo Trong Nghia
Le Thanh Tan
Le Thi Anh Huyen
Nguyen Ai Thy
Nguyen Huu Son Duong
Nguyen Ngoc Thien Chuong
Nguyen Tat Dat
Nguyen Thi Ha Vi
Tran Thi Hang
Tran Quy Tien
Vo Trong Nghia
Bui Thanh Hien
Dau Nhat Quang
Do Minh Thai
Hoang Quoc Bao
Nghiem Dang Kieu Oanh
Ngo Thuy Duong
Nguyen Thi Thoa
Nguyen Van Thu
Nguyen Viet Hung
Tran Mai Phuong
Vu Van Hai
- Architect of the Year 2012, Vietnam / Vo Trong Nghia
- Building of the year 2012 on Archdaily, House category winner / Stacking Green
- National Architectural Prize 2012 (2nd Prize), Vietnam/ Dailai Conference Hall
- National Architectural Prize 2012 (Citation), Vietnam/ Stone House
- National Architectural Prize 2012 (Citation), Vietnam/ Binh Duong school
- National Architectural Prize 2012 (Team Award), Vietnam / Vo Trong Nghia Architects
- FuturArc Prize (Professional category 2nd Prize), Singapore / Farming Kindergarten
- FuturArc Green Leadership award (Citation), Singapore / Dailai Conference Hall
- FuturArc Green Leadership Award (Citation), Singapore/ Low Cost House
- Design Vanguard 2012, Architectural Record, USA / Vo Trong Nghia Architects
- World Architecture Festival (WAF), School category winner / Binh Duong School
- World Architecture Festival (WAF), House category winner / Stacking Green
- The WAN Awards 21 for 21, UK / Vo Trong Nghia Architects
- Green Good Design, USA / Stacking Green
- Green Good Design, USA / Bamboo Wing
- International Architecture Awards (IAA) / Stacking Green
- FuturArc Green Leadership award (Winner), Singapore / Bamboo Wing
- FuturArc Green Leadership award (Citation), Singapore / Binh Duong School
- FuturArc Green Leadership award (Citation), Singapore / Stacking Green
- Vietnam Green Architecture Award of Vietnam Association of Architects/ Bamboo Wing,
- Vietnam Green Architecture Award of Vietnam Association of Architects, Vietnam / Binh Duong School
- ARCASIA Awards - Gold medal, Asian Architect Institute / wNw bar
- IAA (International Architecture Awards), USA / Bamboo Wing
- Green Good Design award, USA / Vietnam Pavilion
- FuturArc Green Leadership award, Singapore / wNw Bar
- FuturArc Green Leadership award – Citation, Singapore / Vietnam pavilion in Shanghai Expo
- AR House Awards, UK / 15 Finalists / Stacking Green
- Green Good Design Award, USA / wNw Bar
- IAA, USA / wNw Bar
- IAA, USA / Trung Nguyen Coffee Culture Center
- AR Award for emerging architecture / 15 Finalists / wNw Bar
- IAA, USA / wNw cafe
- AR Award / 15 Finalists / wNw Cafe
- National Architect Prize of Vietnam Architecture Association / Second Prize
- International Bamboo Building Design Competition in USA / Second Prize