Hanoi Opera House opens for tourists

Hanoi Opera House opens for tourists

(VOVWORLD) - In June the Hanoi Opera House will begin welcoming tourists to enjoy performances and learn about the building’s history and architecture
Spec Go Green International Awards 2017 launched

Spec Go Green International Awards 2017 launched

(VOVWORLD) - A contest called Spec Go Green International Awards 2017 for architecture students and young professionals in Asia was launched in Hanoi on Wednesday by the Vietnam Architects’ Association. 
National Architecture Awards 2016-2017

National Architecture Awards 2016-2017

(VOVworld) – The Vietnam Architects Association held a forum on architecture for the community and architects’ social responsibilities in Da Nang city on Saturday. The event drew over 500 Vietnamese and...
Vietnam, Italy cooperate in fashion design industry

Vietnam, Italy cooperate in fashion design industry

(VOVworld)- The Italian Foreign Ministry opened an iconographic exhibition on design, industry and architecture, titled “50+! The Great Industry Game” at Casa Italia, 18 Le Phung Hieu street, Hanoi on Thursday...
Communal house linked to the village origin

Communal house linked to the village origin

(VOVworld) – A Vietnamese village’s communal house is of symbolical significance and filled with historical stories illustrating villagers’ aspirations through carving features
Typical characteristics of villages in northern Vietnam

Typical characteristics of villages in northern Vietnam

(VOVworld)-Villages in the northern region of Vietnam are populated by people of the same bloodline sharing the same means of livelihood. The close link between villagers is evident in land ownership, village architecture,...
UNESCO condemns ISIS destruction in Syria's Palmyra

UNESCO condemns ISIS destruction in Syria's Palmyra

(VOVworld) - Syrian state television reported Friday that militants of the Islamic State terrorist group destroyed the facade of the Roman Theater, and the Tetrapylon architecture complex in Palmyra, which is considered a “new...
Bamboo building wins American prizes

Bamboo building wins American prizes

VOVworld)- A bamboo building inside Muong Museum, 80 kilometres west of Hanoi, has just been awarded a silver prize in the Cultural Architecture category by the organisers of the American...
Vietnam has two more world documentary heritages

Vietnam has two more world documentary heritages

(VOVworld) - The “Royal Literature on Hue Royal Architecture” and “Phuc Giang School Woodblocks” were recognized as documentary heritages by the Memory of the World Committee for Asia and the Pacific (MOWCAP...
Cuong Xa- a hundred year-old pagoda in Hai Duong

Cuong Xa- a hundred year-old pagoda in Hai Duong

(VOVworld)- In Hai Duong province, Cương Xá pagoda is a major religious center with unique architecture. The pagoda has become a popular destination for religious followers and tourists. Vinh Phong...
Last blacksmith in Hanoi’s Old Quarter

Last blacksmith in Hanoi’s Old Quarter

(VOVworld) – Hanoi’s Old Quarter has long been famous for its architecture and traditional crafts, many of which have been lost to rapid urbanization. Nguyen Phuong Hung is the...