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Vo Trong Nghia named Vietnamese Architect of the Year

WAN AWARD winner Vo Trong Nghia has been named Vietnam’s Architect of the Year for 2012 in a poll by website Ashui.com. The Vietnamese architectural website took opinions from experts in the field but left it to the general public to vote for the winner over a four day period.

Vo Trong Nghia graudated from the Nagoya Institute of Technology in 2002 and operates under a self-titled practice creating highly sustainable projects using natural materials such as bamboo. In 2012, the practice was selected as part of WAN’s 21 for 21 Award which looks to find the next 21 shining stars in the architecture and design industry.

Examples of Vo Trong Nghia’s stunning architecture can be found here:

Low Cost House
wNw Café and Bar
Stacking Green
Bamboo Wing
Bird Wing

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