Project preserving French-style ancient villas in Hanoi Culture - Sports

Project preserving French-style ancient villas in Hanoi

Hanoi has a host of rich urban heritage sites, including the former French Quarter. Hoan Kiem District, in partnership with authorities from France’s Ile-de-France region, is conducting a project to conserve a French-era villa as part of efforts to conserve urban heritage.
The unique architecture of Dong Khanh Tomb Tours

The unique architecture of Dong Khanh Tomb

Possessing a unique Asian-European architectural style, Dong Khanh Tomb was recognised by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage. Dong Khanh Tomb is a unique architectural work in the system of Nguyen Dynasty mausoleums in the ancient capital of Hue.
Thai style pagoda in Vietnam Culture - Sports

Thai style pagoda in Vietnam

Located in Long Binh ward, Thu Duc city of Ho Chi Minh City, Bửu Long pagoda shares common architecture with other pagodas of Thailand, making it special among pagodas in Vietnam.
Tiger head-shaped insignia in Hue royal architecture Culture - Sports

Tiger head-shaped insignia in Hue royal architecture

As “Ho phu” (tiger head-shaped insignia) is believed to bring longevity and eternal life as well as ward off evil, it is used as decoration in the archways of Hue royal palaces and tombs. Various kinds of “Ho phu” were created by the skilled hands of ancient artisans.
Hanoi restores old French villa Culture - Sports

Hanoi restores old French villa

Hanoi is home to many classical French architectural works, including a number of villas built in the early 20th century. One old villa in the downtown area - after many years of being empty - is now being renovated in the expectation of “reviving” a heritage site in the heart of Vietnam’s capital.
VEEBW 2021: Workshop discusses sustainable architecture Environment

VEEBW 2021: Workshop discusses sustainable architecture

The Vietnam Energy Efficiency Network (EEN-Vietnam) on October 4 convened a virtual workshop, themed “Sustainable Architecture – For a Net-zero Carbon Future”, as part of the ongoing Vietnam Energy Efficiency Building Week VEEBW 2021 (VEEBW 2021).