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Ngôi Nhà Nhỏ / Người Xây Tổ Ấm

20:00 - 7 September, 2018
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HUNI Architectes Receives Highest Prize in a Competition to Design a Lotus-Inspired Square in Vietnam

16:00 - 27 August, 2017
HUNI Architectes Receives Highest Prize in a Competition to Design a Lotus-Inspired Square in Vietnam, Courtesy of HUNI Architectes
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International offices HUNI Architectes has received the highest prize in an international competition to design the Da Nang City Center Square in Vietnam. Organized by the Department of Construction, the city launched its competition for the square, with HUNI beating out 15 other designs competing for first place. HUNI has experience in Vietnam-based projects, already having collaborated with OMGEVING & Partners to restore Da Nang’s riverfront.

The design adopts the symbolic shape of a typical local element: the Lotus lake. Featuring distinctive ‘Lotus flower’ and ‘Lotus leaf’ canopies, the square aims to increase bike and pedestrian access, along with decreasing water runoff in Da Nang’s rain-filled location. Using its canopy-like shade structure, the Lotus Square will host a playground, market, and water feature symbolic of its chosen motif.

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