|Image of the future: The design for the space of Việt Nam Architectural Festival 2017, which will be held in Đà Nẵng from April 19-23. — Photo tapchikientruc.com.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — A festival to honour domestic architects who won notable prizes at the 2016 National Architecture Awards, the Green Architecture Awards and the Housing for the Future Awards will take place in Đà Nẵng from April 19-23.
According to Nguyễn Quốc Thông, the vice chairman of the Việt Nam Association of Architects, the Việt Nam Architectural Festival 2017 will reflect the Việt Nam’s architectural tradition of innovation and global integration.
Organised by the Việt Nam Association of Architects, the event will also include exchange meetings with the winners of architectural awards and exhibitions featuring modern domestic and international interior furnishings, plus advanced building materials meeting green, sustainable and environmentally-friendly standards.
Within the framework of the festival, the 2017 Việt Nam Architecture Forum will take place at Đà Nẵng Administrative Centre. It will be attended by domestic and foreign architects who have made remarkable achievements over recent years.
Discussions will focus on the sustainable development of Vietnamese and international architecture given the current challenge of climate change and the depletion of natural resources.
The 2016 National Architecture Awards ceremony will be held at the Novotel Danang Premier, rewarding 30 most outstanding designs and architects out of 120 entries that have been classified into different categories including housing, public buildings and architectural publications.
Other marginal activities include arts performances and Architectural Golf Tournament 2017 on celebrating Việt Nam’s Architectural Day, which falls on April 27. — VNS