Colourful metal screens and plants cover factory and offices in Hanoi

Perforated metal screens and plants cover the facade of a factory and office complex in Hanoi, Vietnam, designed by Studio VDGA for electronics manufacturer Star Engineers. Studio VDGA designed Star Engineers‘ factory and administrative buildings, which is longlisted for a Dezeen Award, as a facility that would be pleasant to work at in hot weather. […]

Tropical plants cover villas at Wyndham Garden Phú Quốc resort in Vietnam

Plant-covered rooms surround private swimming pools at Wyndham Garden Phú Quốc, a holiday resort that MIA Design Studio is building on Vietnam’s largest island. Ho Chi Minh City-based MIA Design Studio has completed the first of more than 150 villas that are being constructed on the seven-hectare site, which is located to the south of […]

LAVA and Aspect Studios to add Central Park to Ho Chi Minh City

Elevated walkways and sunken gardens with sculptural energy-harvesting “trees” will define LAVA and Aspect Studios’ Central Park masterplan in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Due to begin construction in 2020, the scheme by LAVA and Aspect Studios is the winning design of an international competition that invited architects to transform the existing September 23 Park […]

K59 Atelier merges its studio and home in concrete-framed block

Vietnamese practice K59 Atelier has designed its own architecture office and home for a family in Ho Chi Minh City, connecting two alleyways with an open and airy ground floor. The four storey block, which contains a three-bedroom home along with office and workshop space for the architecture studio, has been designed around a tall, skinny […]

Kientruc O designs colourful kindergarten in Ho Chi Minh City

TTC Elite Saigon Kindergarten in Ho Chi Minh City by Kientruc O has a playful facade decorated with colourful patterns and irregularly shaped windows. Kientruc O designed the kindergarten to be a full sized playhouse for children with a brightly coloured facade and characterful openings. “It is simply conceived in a pure geometric shape to provoke […]

Vo Trong Nghia Architects connects six triangular pavilions to create zigzag office

Vo Trong Nghia Architects has completed a series of six triangular concrete pavilions connected by a low block of office spaces for Vietnamese telecommunications group Viettel. Ho-Chi Minh City-based Vo Trong Nghia Architects arranged the large concrete pavilions, which have V-shaped sections, in to a zigzag formation. The tall concrete slabs are connected by a single-storey office block. The […]

10 unusual houses from across Vietnam

Here’s a look at 10 contemporary Vietnamese houses, including a residence that resembles a set of giant plant pots and a skinny townhouse that blocks out pollution. House for Trees by VTN Architects In a bid to bring green space back into the densely populated Ho Chi Minh City, this house is formed of five […]

K59atelier’s Tile Roof House takes cues from traditional Vietnamese homes

A giant, terracotta tile roof distinguishes this home in the suburbs of Ho Chi Minh City, which K59atelier has modelled on traditional Vietnamese houses. Occupied by three generations of the same family, Tile Roof House is designed by K59atelier to “recreate the original image” of the Vietnamese suburbs that were once dominated by tile roofs. […]

Vo Trong Nghia Architects builds Castaway Island Resort from bamboo

Thatched bamboo roofs shelter a beach hut resort built by Vo Trong Nghia Architects on a small island off the Cat Ba Archipelago on Vietnam‘s northern coast. Castaway Island Resort can house around 150 tourists, and sits on a 3000-square-metre strip of private beach sandwiched between a green mountain range and Lan Ha Bay. A […]

Sanuki Daisuke Architects builds light-filled house on dense urban plot in Vietnam

Double-height glazed walls help draw light into NGA House, designed by Vietnam studio Sanuki Daisuke Architects for a tight plot in Ho Chi Minh City. NGA House is surrounded by one to three-storey buildings linked by a web of narrow alleys, where adjacent houses cast shadows over one another and block views. Sanuki Daisuke Architects filled […]

Garden terraces link living spaces in Ha House by Vo Trong Nghia Architects

Gardens can be found on all the different levels of this house in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, designed by Vo Trong Nghia Architects. Ha House is the latest addition to Vo Trong Nghia Architects‘ House for Trees series, a project that aims to bring urban dwellers in closer proximity to nature. Each house typology has one thing […]

Tropical Space builds brick coffee shop with a house perched above

Taking its cues from a cuckoo clock, Cuckoo House is a cafe combined with a four-person house in Da Nang, Vietnam, designed by architecture studio Tropical Space. Built entirely from local clay bricks, the coffee shop forms a single-storey base, while the two-storey home sits on top and cantilevers out over the green space below. Cuckoo House’s ground floor […]

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