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Update news recycled materials

As kids living on the outskirts of HCM City have few playgrounds to have fun in, the city’s Youth Union decided to build them some. 

Turning junk into kid’s toys

Discarded tyres, cardboard boxes, and other materials have been given a new lease of life and turned into brand new toys for children via the meticulous hands of young people.

A North Korean inspired by unity

 VietNamNet Bridge – As the only foreigner in the 17-strong graduating class of Hanoi’s London College for Design & Fashion, Pak Su Yon stands out as a North Korean and as a creative designer.

A wind that lights up the lives of the poor

 VietNamNet Bridge – Just two kilometres from the hustle and luxuries of Ha Noi’s town centre, the life of families living in slums along the Red River has been the same for years: poor, partly submerged, dark at night.

Architecture students design eco-playgrounds for city kids

 VietNamNet Bridge – Students at the architecture faculty of Hue College of Sciences have designed an “eco-playground” to develop children’s motor skills and provide free access for disadvantaged kids.

Shaping unique lighting products

 VietNamNet Bridge – Nobi Lighting is a small workshop specializing in designing and producing original products from incandescent bulbs and used materials.

VN architecture wins global acclaim

 VietNamNet Bridge – Two Vietnamese architectural firms have won awards on the first day of the World Architecture Festival (WAF) in Singapore in the 2015 WAF Awards peer reviewed contest.