Nghia’s green architecture focuses on sustainable bamboo
Putting a tree on a building doesn’t make it green, says Vo Trong Nghia, one of Vietnam’s most innovative and progressive architects. It encourages the use of architecture as a measure to reduce carbon emissions and combat air pollution.
A new two-volume monograph of Nghia’s work – “Vo Trong Nghia: Building Nature”, with an introduction by renowned architecture writer Philip Jodidio – shows building design through a different prism: the meditative nature of Buddhism. .