Huong Vu and Tuan Dung Nguyen completed their Diploma (equivalent to Master) at Laboratory for Integrative Architecture LIA – a research office at Technical University of Berlin, under Prof. Finn Geipel in 2008. They founded ‘vn-a’ – an architecture studio with two locations in Berlin and Dalat, Vietnam, in 2014. From October 2016, Tuan Dung Nguyen worked as scientific assistant at the Institute for Industrial Buildings and Structural Design IIKE, Braunschweig University of Technology. In 2016 they won second place at the VI Edition of the International Prize for Sacred Architecture and first place at the Hanns Schaefer Preis Berlin. In 2017, they were appointed as full members of Bund Deutscher Architekten (BDA – Association of German Architects), Berlin branch, for their outstanding works and performances.