VIUP wins the gold prize at National Architecture Awards 2020-2021

Master plan of Hiep Hoa urban area, Bac Giang province by Pham Thi Hue Linh, Ha Khanh Linh and partners (VIUP) was awarded the gold medal (in urban and rural planning category) at 13th National Architecture Awards 2020-2021.

Architects Pham Thi Hue Linh and Ha Khanh Linh (in the middle) received gold prizes

Apart from the gold prize, VIUP also received the bronze prize for the project "Quang Hanh Yoko Onsen Resort, Quang Hanh ward, Cam Pha City, Quang Ninh province."

Quang Hanh Yoko Onsen Resort

The ceremony was held at the Hanoi Opera House on December 29 to honour the 48 most outstanding works.

The awards aimed to honour architects who have developed many modern architecture designs associated with the local cultural identities, thus creating a good living environment for the community amid the adaptation to climate change and COVID-19 pandemic.

The awards also encouraged the application of advanced technologies in designs in line with the era of the industrial revolution 4.0 and the Government's policy of digital transformation.

The organising board received 212 entries, of which 48 most outstanding designs in nine different categories were honoured.

Accordingly, five golden prizes were presented to architectural works in the categories of Residential Architecture, Public Architecture, Urban and Rural Planning, Interior Architecture, and Outstanding Architectural Works in Vietnam by Foreign Architects. A total of 16 silver and 17 bronze prizes along with three certificates for smart investors and two certificates of merit for excellent young architects were awarded at the event.

The biennial awards were launched in 1994 as part of the official State Awards system in the field of architecture.

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