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    American International Hospital - ONG&ONG

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2019 WIN Awards: American International Hospital - ONG&ONG

Jessica Evans
04 Jun 2019

American International Hospital - ONG&ONG is an entry in the Hospital and Clinics category at the 2019 World Interiors News Award.

American International Hospital (AIH) is one of the first hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, designed and operated to American hospital standards. With its capacity of 120 beds on 10 storeys, AIH is equipped with modern medical facilities.

The interiors bridge the blurred boundary between medi¬cal space and a luxury hotel’s experience, replicating the latter’s positive effects to improve the psychology of patients and promoting healing and recovery for the body. The elegant interiors decorate the welcome lounges and private suites, with the influence of nature from the hospital’s surrounding area apparent throughout the design.

The theme is split into separate zones, each corresponding with different aspects of pine forests which surround the hospital. While several sections recall shapes and hues of a wooden spine, repeated usage of the green palette is expressed through its furniture, common areas and decor.

Highlighted features include a harmonious light arrangement on the main stairwell and a suspended chandelier in main area. These designs favour lighting and natural colours to benefit patients and visitors, improving recovery, and encouraging positive habits for a healthier lifestyle.

Founded in 1972 by the late Mr Ong Teng Cheong and Mrs Ong Siew May, ONG&ONG are a multi-disciplinary firm offering services in design, engineering and project management. To find out more, click here.


The World Interiors News Awards showcase the best international design in both current and future projects. Entries for the 2019 Awards are now open - for further information and to submit your entry please click here.

Key Facts

2019 Entry
Hospitals and Clinics

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