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Jardines de Mexico – Morelos, Mexico

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Building:  Jardines de Mexico
Location:  Morelos, Mexico
Architect:  Vo Trong Nghia Architects
Size:  4,500 sm
Completed:  2011

AE interests:  Two restaurants and a circular events center; Largest bamboo dome ever created, 30 meter diameter [a]; entire structure is made of pure bamboo as if in the midst of a bamboo forest [b]
[a, b]

 


 

Written by afranehal

September 7, 2016 at 1:05 pm

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Bamboo Wing – Vinhphuc, Vietnam

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Building:  Bamboo Wing
Location:  Vinhphuc, Vietnam
Architect:  Vo Trong Nghia Architects
Contractor:  Hong Hac-Dai Lai JSC
Size:  1,600 sm
Completed:  2010
Awards:  Green Good Design 2012, FuturArc Green Leadership Award 2012, Vietnam Green Architecture Award 2012, International Architecture Award 2011

AE Interests: Bamboo serves as the finishing material and the structural material, bird’s wing: a pure bamboo cantilever (12 meters) [a]; balances itself on one leg without any columns on the edge, suitable to take in cool wind through the pond [b]; comfortable thermal environment without air-conditioning [a]; the structure and openness allows people inside to feel as if they are in nature [c]
[a, b, c]

Written by afranehal

September 7, 2016 at 12:18 pm

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Farming Kindergarten – Dong Nai, Vietnam

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Building:  Farming Kindergarten
Location:  Biên Hòa, Dong Nai, Vietnam
Architect:  Vo Trong Nghia Architects
Green Building Consultant:  Melissa Merryweather
Contractor:  Wind and Water House JSC
Size:  3,800 sm
Completed:  2013
Awards:  International Architecture Awards 2015, Green good Design, USA 2015, National Architecture Prize (Vietnam) 2015, Building of the Year 2015 Archdaily

AE interests:  continuous narrow strip with windows that open to maximize lighting and cross ventilation, can operate without air-conditioning [a], Green roof is a continuous vegetable garden designed for children’s relationship with nature [b], many architectural and mechanical energy saving methods: green roof serves as insulation, green façade for shading, solar water heating, experimental garden, recycle wastewater from nearby factory [c]
[a, b, c]

 

Written by afranehal

September 7, 2016 at 11:58 am

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