In a collaboration with Cát Tiên National Park, Free the Bears and Building Trust international, COLE have completed the design of a series of buildings serving to house bears rescued from the illegal wildlife trade and bear bile industry.
LT house is an example of Vietnamese studio Tropical Space’s affordable homes. Tropical Space’s LT house in the Long Thanh district of Dong Nai province, in Vietnam, centres around the dichotomy of public and private space.
The architects of Tropical Space designed Terra Cotta Studio on the banks of the Thu Bon River, in Dien Phuong, Vietnam: a brick cube concealing a wooden core which is the workshop and museum of terra cotta artist Le Duc Ha. Tropical Space has made the building a symbol of the local tradition of ceramics.
The innovative young studio Vo Trong Nghia Architects has built a House for trees on the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh City in southern Vietnam. Particularly aware of the importance of building sustainable constructions, Vo Trong Nghia attempts to enrich an area where intense urbanisation has left no room for greenery with his House for Trees.
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