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Keo Pagoda, built in 1632 in the Le Dynasty, is one of the oldest in Vietnam where ancient architecture has been preserved.

HCM City seeks to balance economics, conservation for old villas

As HCMC adds 35 more old villas to its index, experts believe the economic gains of villa owners should also be considered for sustainable villa conservation in the long run.

Architect Vo Trong Nghia honoured at 2020 Design for Asia Awards

Vietnam’s well-known architecture Vo Trong Nghia and his team in VTN Architects have been honoured at the 2020 Design for Asia (DFA) Awards for their project “Stepping Park House” located in Ho Chi Minh City.

Hanoi boosts transformation of industrial heritages into reative spaces

The transformation of industrial heritages such as old factories and constructions sites into new creative spaces is a popular trend in Hanoi.

Concerns raised over building density in Da Lat

Several experts have complained about the rising number of modern construction buildings which have affected the beauty of Da Lat.

Unique art exhibition opens in HCM City

The first exhibition in Vietnam to unite three disciplines -- fashion, architecture and visual arts -- has being held in HCM City. 

The Factory to hold talk on role of shadow in architecture

The Factory Contemporary Arts Center in District 2, HCMC will hold a talk on the role of shadow and darkness in architecture on December 7.


A view of Hue’s stunning architecture amid foggy conditions

Coated in a blanket of mist and fog as winter approaches, breathtaking scenery can be seen in the ancient capital of Hue from a height.

Downtown car fee stokes debate

 VietNamNet Bridge – In an effort to curb traffic congestion, a local firm has recently proposed charging a VND30,000 – 50,000 (US$1.3 - 2.2) fee for  cars entering HCM City’s downtown. 

Hanoi ideal: green and civilised

VietNamNet Bridge – Architect Tran Ngoc Chinh, Chairman of Viet Nam Urban Planning and Development, spoke to the newspaper Kinh Te & Do thi about the need for tough policies in urban planning and management.

Writer of Hanoi – Promenade speaks about inspiration

 VietNamNet Bridge – Martin Rama, Delhi-based chief economist for South Asia at the World Bank, recently published a photo book titled Ha Noi - Promenade that includes images of the city during the period he worked here between 2002 and 2010.

A day at Dong Van ancient town

VietNamNet Bridge – Those who visit the mountainous northeastern province of Ha Giang should pass by Dong Van ancient town as home to over 150-year-old houses.

HCM City unveils detailed downtown planning

VietNamNet Bridge – The HCMC Department of Planning and Architecture on Thursday unveiled the planning, scale 1:2000, for the existing 930-hectare downtown area, in which the center is divided into five functional zones.

The open door for Vietnamese architects

VietNamNet Bridge - Why does Vietnam not take advantage of the brain and talent of local architects, but has to hire foreign architects with expensive price?

The street with many village gateways in Hanoi

VietNamNet Bridge - Existed for many generations, through rain and sunshine, a dozen of village gateways are well preserved in Thuy Khue Street, Tay Ho district, Hanoi.

Finding Hanoi memories through old roofs

VietNamNet Bridge - Hanoi today has changed a lot compared to the last century. Silhouette of an old Hanoi now only remains on the roof of several ancient houses left along bustling streets.