TV program of AL JAZEERA’s Rebel Architecture “Greening the City”


Rebel Architecture is a six-part documentary series profiling architects who are using design as a form of activism and resistance to tackle the world’s urban, environmental and social crises. The series follows architects from Vietnam, Nigeria, Spain, Pakistan, Israel/Occupied West Bank and Brazil who believe architecture can do more than iconic towers and luxury flats […]

Two winning prizes of ARCASIA 2014


The Architects Regional Council of Asia (ARCASIA) this year awarded Vo Trong Nghia Architects’ project the ARCASIA Award for Architecture (AAA).
Dalai Bamboo Complex won The Gold Medal in the Resort Building category as well as the highest honor “Bulding of the Year”, which is the winning prize of all Gold Medals of AAA.
Dailai Bamboo Complex consists of two bamboo structure buildings; “Bamboo Wing (Restaurant)” and “Dailai Conference Hall (Conference Hall)” with different character. The two ...

“House for trees” – winning prize of AR HOUSE AWARD 2014


The winner of the fifth AR House Awards were awarded Vo Trong Nghia Architects' project at the Waldorf Hilton in London on 18th June 2014. "House for trees" receives the single winning prize this year over hundreds of projects around the world.

“House for trees” is the project to solve problem about urban pollution and lack of greenery in big crowded cities in Vietnam such as Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi. Five concrete volumes are designed as "pots" to plant large tropical trees on their tops, ...

Vo Trong Nghia’s lecture at Australian Institute of Architecture


When we make architecture, whether at the scale of the intimate or urban, we are engaged in making the framework, the infrastructure of the lives we share.

This is an enormous privilege and responsibility; profoundly so in conditions of less privilege, where every expenditure of effort, of energy and resources, must be employed for maximum benefit to MAKE LIFE better.

Architects from a range of different communities and cultures will share stories, demonstrating the tra ...