Monthly Archive: April 2016

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The House I Grew Up In

  In 1992, my Grandparent’s home was destroyed in a fire.  They lost everything but their golf trophies.   Being a fairly experienced carpenter, my dad and his crew designed and built a new home...

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Kay Yeager Coliseum

When I was younger, the only place I could watch wrestling live was at the Kay Yeager Coliseum in Wichita Falls, Texas. My Dad would take me to every WWE live event that passed...

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Diamond Island Community Center

  Diamond Island Community Center may look like a larger than life bunch of mushrooms but it is really a group of pavilions that were created mostly out of woven bamboo. The design of...

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The Green Ladder Pavilion

                Standing with his newly completed Green Ladder Pavillion in  Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam architect Vio Trong Nghia shows off his latest creation.  Designed to show the...

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The Checkerboard Building

The “checkerboard building” as it is known in Vietnam is the latest work of Vo Trong Nghia. This whimsical building will soon be the new home of the FPT University building. Seven stories high...

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The S House 2

The S House 2 was built by famous bamboo architect Vo Trong Nghia.  Known for creating incredible bamboo structures, this low cost palm tree housing prototype is no different.  Made from locally sourced bamboo...

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Sanyo Rooftop Bamboo Forest

The Sanvo rooftop bamboo forest in Tokyo was designed and built by architect Vio Trong Nghia.  This rooftop deck forest was created to celebrate the companies thirty year anniversary expedition. The structure is built...

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Naman Retreat Resort

The Naman Retreat Resort in Vietnam was built by the Architecture group Vio Trong Nghia, led by Vio Trong Nghia himself. This conference on spa grounds is made out of bamboo. There is two...

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Rosemary Beach Trading Company

  Nestled in a small beach front town is a quaint little shop. Rosemary Beach Trading company is located in one of my favorite places, Rosemary Beach Florida. Rosemary Beach has beautiful Spanish style...

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Guggenheim Bilbao

Of the many locations of the Guggenheim Museum, the one housed in the most beautiful building of all is located in Bilbao, Spain. Located on the Nervion River, the structure of Frank Gehry’s design...

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