Modern Architecture in Vietnam or Vietnamese Modern Architecture?
Pham Thuy Loan, Truong Ngoc Lan

Architecture is one of the keys to the values of a society, a reflection of a people’s aspiration, and a society’s ideas and technological experiments over periods in its history. This paper will address “modern architecture in Vietnam” focusing on the general course of its development: its practice, discourse and the built environment throughout history. The guiding questions for the main content of this paper are very fundamental: How can we define modern architecture in Vietnam? How was it formed and developed through the modern history of the country? Can we call modern architecture in Vietnam “Vietnamese modern architecture”?

Modern Movement, Modern architecture, Southeast Asian architecture, Modern urban planning, Tropical architecture, Vietnamese modern architecture.

Issue 57
Year 2017
Pages 74-81

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