Longlisted for the Dezeen Awards 2022 architecture studio of the year, 1+1>2 International Construction Architecture is an architecture studio based in Hai Phong, Vietnam.
Founded by Hoàng Thúc Hào in 2003, 1+1>2 is an architecture firm focusing on creating problem-solving design solutions with particular attention to visual structure, and locally embedded knowledge of materiality.
Designing public works and houses, and planning residential areas for disadvantaged rural areas and ethnic minorities according to two basic principles focused on promoting indigenous architectural traditions, creating development in harmony with existing residential areas, and at the same time, taking advantage of local resources in construction.
The second principle focused on achieving the best possible quality of living and comfort while providing economic opportunities for local people through design and planning solutions.
Architect: 1+1>2 International Construction Architecture