The Checkerboard Building

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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 with lush balconies and rooftop gardens this building is being built with the goal of bringing the outside in. To save money for the university the building is being built with cross ventilation in mind. The use of cross ventilation will help keep costs low by using the climates natural cool flowing winds to cool off the building. This building looks like the best way to enjoy the outdoors while studying.

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