Vietnamese property firms get BCI awards hinh anh 1The BCI award ceremony in HCM City. (Photo:

HCM City (VNA) - Asia’s leading construction solution provider BCI at a ceremony held on May 20 in HCM City gave awards to the top 10 Vietnamese architectural firms and property developers.

The portfolios of the architecture firms contain 3.4 billion USD worth of property construction, which is expected to start this year. The portfolios of the top developers are worth about 2.8 billion USD.

The BCI Asia Top 10 Architects for 2016 were given to Alinco Ltd, Archetype Vietnam Ltd, Baumschlager Eberle Asean Co Ltd, Vietnam Architectural Design and Consultancy Company, DP Consulting Co Ltd, HTT Group - Ho Thieu Tri Architect & Associates, Junglim Architecture Vietnam Co Ltd, NQH Architects Co Ltd, Sagen Constructive Design Consultancy JSC and TTA-Partners Construction Architecture JSC.

The BCI Asia Top 10 Developers Awards for 2016 were presented to BRG Group, HBCI, MIK Group Vietnam Corporation Company Limited, Novaland Investment Group Corporation, Phuc Khang Corporation, Son Kim Land, Sun Group, Tan Hoang Minh Group, TNR Holdings Vietnam and Vingroup JSC.

The awards aim to encourage socially responsible architecture, and serve as a platform for domestic and international networking by elite architecture firms, property developers, manufacturers, and service providers.

Around 150 architects, designers, senior executives and leading professionals in building and property development industry were presented with the FuturArc Green Leadership Award and FuturArc Prize 2016.

In its seventh year running, the FuturArc Green Leadership Award is given for eight outstanding Green projects in Asian residential architecture, including individual and multiple houses, commercial architecture, institutional architecture and interior architecture, including in Bangladesh, China, Indonesia and Vietnam.

Five Vietnamese projects have won and two others have been given merit awards.

Currently in its ninth year, Future Prize, Asia’s foremost Green building design competition, called for design that showcase the effects of eco-architecture. There were six winning designs for projects.

A merit award went to Vietnamese Nhu Le and team in the Student Category for their project Cut and Fill Strategy, where they explored the strategy of reusing local resources in water management to achieve a productive and economically efficient landscape in Vietnam.

Ceremonies for the 12th BCI Asia Top Award were also held in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.-VNA