HA NOI — Hoang Dao Cung, architect, and the youngest son of famed cultural researcher Hoang Dao Thuy, died last week at Nhan Dan Gia Dinh hospital in HCM City.
Born in 1944 in Ha Noi, he was a professor at the Ha Noi's Construction College and guess lecturer at Ha Noi and HCM City Architecture universities as well as the Hue Science College. He was also President of the Institute of Cultural Building Design.
He was most well-known for several weighty critiques of design and restoration projects throughout the country. Cung was also a published author, with several short stories to his name.-VNS