Gallery: Vo Trong Nghia’s Binh Duong School is a Swerving Learning Cent...

Students at the Binh Duong School designed by Vo Trong Nghia will not be hunkering down into dusty old classrooms this season. The enormous junior high school sits in the middle of a lush forest outside Ho Chi Minh, acting as an open, breathable hub for nearly 800 students. Its unique concrete S-shape design resembles a vine not unlike those surrounding the structure. The green-roofed building appears to grow out of the ground at one end, then curves around courtyards and public spaces. Designed with the intense tropical climate of Vietnam in mind, the school blurs the lines between indoor and outdoor, providing plenty of shade and open ventilation for students to learn and enjoy their surroundings at the same time.

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  1. chinda1937 January 28, 2015 at 9:10 am

    with a vision like this we can change the world!!! May wealth, prosperity and Health follow Vo Trong Nghia the rest of his days on this wonderful planet \”Mother Earth loves you!!! and we love you too for such wonderful works of Art!! Namaste.

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