Luong Thi Thanh Nhan, a student from the Ho Chi Minh City University of Architecture, has won the gold prize of Nippon Paint Young Designer Award 2011.

Binh bagged the title for her project on ecological interior solution. The project "The Seed Garden" aims to support the place and the conditions for children to interact and practise planting vegetables they have in daily life.

The Nippon Paint Young Designer Award (NPYDA) is annually organised by Nippon Paint for interior design and architecture students from Singapore , the Philippines , Malaysia , Indonesia , Pakistan , India , Thailand , Vietnam and Hong Kong .
In 2011, the objective was to involve young designers and architects to implement creative and innovative green design, aimed at better living with an optimal balance of cost, environmental, social and human benefits./.