Vo Trong Nghia lectures at USC April 19

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Vo Trong Nghia lectures at USC April 19

April 19, 2017

Vietnamese architect Vo Trong Nghia will lecture April 19, 2017 at 6 pm in the Gin D. Wong, FAIA Conference Center.


Nghia studied architecture at the University of Tokyo before returning to Vietnam to establish Vo Trong Nghia Architects in 2006. Through a series of the award winning projects, Nghia has developed sustainable architectural design by integrating inexpensive, local materials and traditional skills with contemporary aesthetics and modern methodologies. Nghia has received numerous international prizes and honors, including but not limited to: World Architecture Festival Award, ARCASIA award, WAN 21 for 21 Award, and FuturArc Green Leadership Award. In 2012, he was selected as Architect of the Year in Vietnam. Besides running his architectural practice, Nghia has continued to be involved in architecture at the grassroots level by teaching at the Nagoya Institute of Technology in 2011. Nghia is a registered architect in Vietnam.


Lectures are free and open to the public. No reservations are required. Parking is available on campus at Gate 1 off Exposition Blvd. ■