Today: 01/12/2020 09:16:28 (GMT+7)
THE CENTRAL AGENCY OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF VIETNAM BAC GIANG PROVINCE THE VOICE OF THE PARTY, GOVERNMENT AND PEOPLE OF BAC GIANG PROVINCE

Student Culture House wins int'l architecture award

The Student Culture House in Ho Chi Minh City has won the World Architecture Community Award in the Realized Award category.

The culture house is at the Vietnam National University-HCMC, and serves both academic functions and as a venue for students to hold indoor and outdoor events.

With five floors, it has a 900-seat auditorium, libraries and large conference rooms for various club activities and sport fields outside.

Student Culture House, int'l architecture award, World Architecture Community Award, Realized Award category, academic functions, indoor and outdoor events

An aerial view of the Student Culture House in Ho Chi Minh City.

The culture house, opened in October 2019, has a hexagonal shape to maximize natural light and breeze. It has a total area of 30,000 square meters and cost VND420 billion ($18 million) to build.

Nguyen Trung Kien was its main architect, and was partnered by Japan’s Shatoshi Shimizu, Yuriko Nitto and Jumpei Shirai and Vietnam’s Le Nguyen Huong Giang.

The awards are given in three categories, with the Realized Award given to projects that have actually been built within the last 10 years. They, instituted in 2006, seek to honor "remarkable projects that have the potential to inspire exciting questions about contemporary architectural discourse."

Vietnamese preschool among top architectures: Guardian
A preschool project in the northern province of Sơn La has just been listed among the top 10 new architecture projects in the Art & Design column in UK-based newspaper The Guardian.
 
​‘Golden Bridge’ shot wins top architecture photo prize for Vietnam
A shot of Vietnam’s famous Golden Bridge held up by two giant hands in Da Nang is Agora’s world’s best architecture photo of 2020.
 
Unique architecture of hundred-year-old wooden cathedral in Kon Tum
Kon Tum’s wooden church, which is considered to be the most beautiful of its kind in the Central Highlands, is an extremely unique religious architecture with over 100 years of history.
 
Unique fairy images on wooden architecture in Tho Ha communal house
(BGO) - Tho Ha communal house in Van Ha commune (Viet Yen district, Bac Giang province) is one of the famous ancient comminal houses with unique architectural and artistic values in the North. The communal house was built long time ago and was renovated during the Le Dynasty, the 7th Chinh Hoa year (1686). Among the most unique images on Tho Ha communal house architecture are the carvings of fairies.
 
Vietnamese architect wins Turgut Cansever International Award
A Vietnamese architect recently won the Turgut Cansever International Award, part of the 2020 International Contextual Architecture Awards held to celebrate famous Turkish architect.
 

Source: VnExpress

Student Culture House, int'l architecture award, World Architecture Community Award, Realized Award category, academic functions, indoor and outdoor events
 
New comment has just been added. Click here
Sort:NewBest News