Association of Architects, the Ministry of Construction, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism jointly organized the National architecture awards 2020 – 2021 on December 29th.
Secretary of the Party Central Committee, term XIII, Head of the Central Propaganda Department Nguyen Trong Nghia and Vice President Vo Thi Anh Xuan awarded the Gold Prize to the winning architects.
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 National Architecture Award belongs to the official award system of the State, specializing in the field of Architecture, including many fields such as urban-rural construction planning, construction design, heritage conservation… and is the basis for the State to consider and award the Ho Chi Minh Prize, the State Prize in the field of Literature and Art.
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.
Deputy Minister of Construction Bui Hong Minh and Vice Chairman of the Hanoi City People's Committee Duong Duc Tuan presents silver prizes to winning architects
Chairman of the Vietnam Urban Development Planning Association Tran Ngoc Chinh and Director of the Department of Planning and Architecture (Ministry of Construction) Tran Thu Hang presented bronze prizes to the winning architects.