Recently, Kohler has presented 11 of the most impressive and outstanding architectures that won the prestigious in the “KOHLER Bold Design Awards” in Vietnam. This is the first year the competition has been held in Vietnam to honor unique and sophisticated architectural constructions as well as outstanding influencers in the real estate sector across the country.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam – 14th October, 2020 – Kohler Co., a global leader in the design and innovation of kitchen and bath products, has officially announced the winners of the KOHLER Bold Design Awards.KOHLER’s panel of judges including  renowned international and local architects and designers, has selected 11 most outstanding works and distinguished talents in the field of construction design in Vietnam.

In 2019, Kohler held the KOHLER Bold Design Awards for the first time in Vietnam with the expectation to motivating the development of creative architecture and interior designs in Vietnam. Commenting on Vietnam's real estate industry, Ms. Angel Yang, President of Kohler Kitchen and Bath Asia Pacific, proudly shared: “We recognize the artistry, professionalism, and talent of our Vietnamese architects and designers in this ever-evolving real estate and hospitality industry. From the submission, there is a growing trend on the finishes and colors application in the work of the Vietnamese designs. We can see works with culture and historical elements integrated into the design intends. The recent COVID-19 has also transformed hospitality projects design to not solely focus on aesthetic and functionality aspects but also on sustainability and wellbeing.”

With the goal of providing a platform for project and individual architects, designers and property developers as well as hotel operators who create or own the architectural designs of hospitality, residential and commercial property projects in Vietnam, KOHLER Bold Design Awards has received positive feedback with more than 200 submissions to the website https://kbda-ap.com/ from talented individuals and collectives in the field of construction design throughout Vietnam.

A team of 5 renowned international and local architects and designers are invited to participate in the panel of judges to evaluate and select the most exceptional projects and talents.

  • Andrew Frost - Founder / Director, Darkhorse Architecture (Vietnam)
  • Le Truong - Founder & CEO, TT-Associates (Vietnam)
  • David Rockwell -  Founder and President, Rockwell Group (USA)
  • Bill Bensley - Creative Director, Bensley Studios (Thailand & Indonesia)
  • Lillian Wu - Founder and Principal, Lillian Wu Studio (USA)

After a rigorous selection process and thorough evaluation by the panels of judges, 11 titles of the most outstanding works and distinguished talents in each category, goes to:

The winners of the architectural design:

  1. Condo & Apartment Living: Maison A, by NGHIA-Architect
  2. Villa Living: Cam Hai House on the Rocks, by Idee Architects
  3. Hotels – Urban & Resort: Anantara Quy Nhon Resort, by HB Design Co., Ltd and developed by Minor Hotel Group

The winners of the interior design:

  1. Condo & Apartment Living: Nhà 230 Võ Văn Kiệt, by Chau Tran architect
  2. Villa Living: Villa AD8, by Nemo Studio
  3. Hotels – Urban & Resort: Deja Vu House 2, by Nemo Studio

The winners of the leisure and green properties:

  1. Leisure: Chi-Bu Riverside Resort, by o9 Design Studio
  2. The Green: The Red Roof, by TAA Design

Outstanding talents honored at the KOHLER Bold Design Awards Vietnam:

  1. Influencers: Mr. Doan Thanh Ha  from H&P Architects
  2. Rising Talent: Mr. Long Tran  from o9 Design Studio
  3. People’s Choice Award: Wilson Associates with Hotel Indigo® Saigon The City

In addition to being awarded trophies and certificates, the 11 winners of the KOHLER Bold Design Awards Vietnam will also be showcased on KOHLER’s social media platforms, literatures and collaterals, as well as, displayed in leading design magazines Design Anthology, Elle Decoration Vietnam and other media publications. 

About Kohler Vietnam

KOHLER was established in Vietnam in 2006. At present, it has 9 showrooms in total including the latest KOHLER Signature Showroom located at 21-23 Phan Boi Chau, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi. In Vietnam, KOHLER is officially distributed by RitaVõ. For product information, please contact: (08) 3744 4399 / (04) 6282 2846 or visit the Kohler.com.vn website.

About Kohler Co.

Founded in 1873 and headquartered in Kohler, Wisconsin, Kohler Co. is one of America’s oldest and largest privately held companies comprised of more than 35,000 associates. With more than 50 manufacturing locations worldwide, Kohler is a global leader in the design, innovation and manufacture of kitchen and bath products; engines and power systems; luxury cabinetry, lighting and tile; and owner/operator of two, five-star hospitality and golf resort destinations in Kohler, Wisconsin, and St. Andrews, Scotland. Kohler’s Whistling Straits golf course will host the Ryder Cup in 2021. The company also develops solutions to address pressing issues, such as clean water and sanitation, for underserved communities around the world to enhance the quality of life for current and future generations. For more details, please visit www.kohler.com

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