Vo Trong Nghia
Vo Trong Nghia (1976, Vietnam), architect
Vo Trong Nghia is an architect who is putting sustainable architecture on the map by combining local materials and traditional skills with 21st century design. With a focus on green spaces, his designs range from major urban structures to durable but inexpensive housing for remote communities. His approach to urban design is shaping the future of architecture and transforming Vietnam’s urban landscape. However, at the core of his practice, he uses the physical environment to reconnect humans back to Mother Nature.
Find the report from the 2016 Prince Claus Awards Committee here
To watch the Awards film about the work of Vo Trong Nghia please click here