PrizeHonorable Mention in Architectural Design / Cultural Architecture
Firm LocationHo Chi Minh, Viet Nam
CompanyGK Archi Co Ltd
Design TeamTrung Kien Nguyen, Shatoshi Shimizu, Le Nguyen Huong Giang, Yuriko Nitto, Jumpei Shirai
ClientProvincial Youth Union Of Ho Chi Minh

Located in the center of university village of HCM, the student culture center is as the heart of the entire village to integrate students’ activities for all universities in the village. The functions of project is to serve for students. Beside of study functions, there are a lot of other indoor and outdoor activities for students. Sustainable design is the key factor during design stage: how to minimize power consumption, maximize nature light and wind, reduce heat absorb to the building etc. The design team tried to create a unique design which fullfill all requirements of a green building