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Vietnamese School Architecture: Three Creative Educational Spaces

Vietnamese School Architecture: Three Creative Educational Spaces

Intuitively designed structures like VTN Architect’s “Farming Kindergarten” in Bien Hoa are signs of a revolution in the realm of Vietnamese school architecture. Eye-catching...
Vietcetera Office

The Vietcetera Office: Film. Journalism. Literature. History.

Huynh Dung Nhan’s former home is a fitting location for our Vietcetera office. The writer and editor-in-chief of the Bao Lao Dong newspaper was...
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Vietnamese Contemporary Artist Luu Tuyen’s Perfect Reality

In 2014, Luu Tuyen took a risk. Despite his growing success as a rising Vietnamese contemporary artist, Luu wanted something bigger. He was used...

District Eight’s Expanding Influences Shown In The Exeter And Foundary Collections

Eight years since their founding, District Eight continue to create furniture inspired by the industrial age. “Things were built to last and there was...
Singnature Art Prize

Why Vietnamese Artist Phan Thao Nguyen Won The Signature Art Prize

Vietnamese artist Phan Thao Nguyen won the APB Signature Art Prize 2018 Grand Prize with her work, “Tropical Siesta.” And Vietnamese-American collective The Propeller...

Vietnamese Beatboxer Trung Bao Speaks Music And Makes Art

Trung Bao Nguyen is a Vietnamese beatboxer and digital artist. Or, as the Hanoi-born, Portland-based artist puts it, “I speak music and make visual...

Contemporary Art In Vietnam With Pioneering Artist Bui Cong Khanh

Bui Cong Khanh was one of the first Vietnamese conceptual artists to gain an international reputation. Once described as “one of Vietnam’s most intriguing...
Daisuke Featured

Sanuki Daisuke Is Building Open Spaces In A Crowded City

In 2009, Japanese architect Sanuki Daisuke had to make a choice. He could have found another teaching position after his four-year term had ended...
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Spade Art Tattoo Studio: Seven Quoc Nguyen’s Creative Space

In Vietnam, attitudes towards tattoos are shifting. There are events like the Hanoi Ink Fest—the capital’s first tattooing convention—and Ho Chi Minh City’s Vietnam...
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A Look Inside AIA Vietnam’s Head Office And Connective Hub

“It’s 3,000 square meters,” the Lab’s creative director Tuan Le says looking out across the first floor of AIA Vietnam’s head office. While AIA...