Founded in 2006, Vo Trong Nghia Architects is a leading architectural practice in Vietnam with offices in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi. More than 40 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, Vo Trong Nghia 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.Vo Trong Nghia 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.
Their new project is the Administrative building of FPT University, located in Hightech Park Hoa Lac, Thach That, 34 kilometers (22 miles) away from Hanoi. The project is a seven-storey modern and eco-friendly building. The facade is designed in checkerboard style (solid and opened squares) with dwarf trees inside the openings. The roof is covered with grass and big plants to create a refreshing space for staff and protect the building from sunlight.
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