Aware of the depletion of greenery in cities like Ho Chi Minh, Vo Trong Nghia Architects design homes in which vegetation is an integral part of the composition. Interaction between indoor spaces and gardens improves the microclimate in Vo Trong Nghia’s Bihn house.
A roof landscape is the element that first strikes us in the images of the home designed by Vo Trong Nghia Architects + ICADA in Nha Trang, a holiday resort in central Vietnam, in a spot surrounded by mountains and facing the ocean.
132 buildings and urban planning projects were presented with International Architecture Awards in 2016, assigned by an all-Italian panel of judges and promoted by The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies.
The World Architecture Festival WAF is underway at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. While awaiting the announcement of this year's winners, we look back at a number of projects published in Floornature which have been shortlisted for or won WAF Awards in recent years.
A collection of architecture where water plays an essential role: interesting projects for baths, swimming pools and specialised constructions for swimming presented in Floornature is an excellent cure to (mentally) escape the heat of the summer!
Vietnamese architect, Vo Trong Nghia presented his solution for economical and sustainable living – Low Cost House – in the documentary “Greening the City” for the Rebel Architecture TV series by Al Jazeera English.
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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