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VTN Architects wins three Green Good Design Awards

Society

VTN Architects wins three Green Good Design Awards

VTN Architects run by one of Vietnam’s leading designers Vo Trong Nghia has won three Green Good Design 2019 awards from the European Centre for Architecture, Art Design and Urban Studies and The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design.

Keeping the fire of hand embroidery alive

Culture - Sports

Keeping the fire of hand embroidery alive

Since Vietnam became a republic in 1945, many craft villages have moved away from their traditional sources of income. One start-up business is trying to update and maintain the 300-year-old craft of embroidery to meet contemporary needs.

Discovering one of oldest pottery villages in Southeast Asia

Destinations

Discovering one of oldest pottery villages in Southeast Asia

Truong Thi Gach, 82, of the Cham ethnic group, is from a very long line of ceramic artisans. Her great-great grandmother made pottery, and now, her own great-granddaughter works in one of the oldest pottery villages in Southeast Asia, located 10km from the central coastal city of Phan Rang in Ninh Thuan province.