The World Architecture Awards (WA Awards 2020) is the competition for architecture – interior on a global scale.
In 2020, the Student Culture House project is the only project in Vietnam to win in the Project category.
Completed in 2019, this is the project where GK Archi and Nihon Sekkei built their ideas based on student facilities and needs.
The work includes many functions serving cultural activities of students such as: cinema, 900-seat auditorium, large conference rooms, activity clubs, consulting clubs, mail institutes, traditional spaces, large living spaces, spaces for sports, entertainment and a lot of multi-purpose spaces to serve the living needs of students to meet the changing trend. continuous application through each appropriate social stage …
“Ho Chi Minh City Student Culture House” | GK Archi – Nihon Sekkei
- Principal architects: Nguyen Trung Kien, Shatoshi Shimizu
- Design team: Le Nguyen Huong Giang, Ms. Yuriko Nitto, Mr. Jumpei Shirai
- Investor: City People’s Committee. HCM City
- Status: Completed in 2019
- Location: HCMC National University Village
- Photo: GK Archi, Hiroyuki Oki
The Ho Chi Minh City Student Cultural House is designed to create a symbol for the energetic creativity of the future generation through the form of architecture using traditional lines in the context of the urban area. modern display. The work has had a good impact on society with a full range of functions, solving the design tasks set out from learning, playing, entertainment, sports, culture, culture to health care. healthy for students. On the other hand, the project has taken advantage of clean energy sources, reduced dependence on traditional energy sources (hydroelectricity, thermal power, …), efficient use of water resources, reduced operating costs, efficiency , comfort … minimizing human impacts on the environment, reducing climate change.
The formation of Ho Chi Minh City Student Culture House is indispensable to meet the needs of students in HCM City’s National University village in particular and all students in HCMC in general. This place is a common home where all students find and participate in activities from clubs, groups, unions, …
Some pictures of the works
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