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.
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 the World Architecture Festival Award, the ARCASIA award, the WAN 21 for 21 Award and the 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.
- Staggered connection of residents with nature. Ha House by Vo Trong Nghia Architects
- A green veil according to urban necessity. Breathing house by Vo Trong Nghia Architects
- A Quiet space to study. Viettel Academy educational center by VTN Architects
- A bamboo field, by Vo Trong Nghia Architects
- House for Trees by Vo Trong Nghia Architects