Trung Mai, architect, urban designer, founder of M.A.I (http://www.maihungtrungarchitect.com/)an experimental design practice and urban research platform based in Paris. Trung’s main interests are to define/redefine a modern form of vernacular architecture in the age of globalization as well as an urbanization/rubanization strategy for Vietnamese countryside. Trung is a Paris based architect, urban designer. He earned his bachelor and master in architecture with honors from ENSA Paris-Malaquais before becoming a French licensed architect at Ecole spéciale d’architecture, Paris. Trung also completed a civil engineering degree at Paul Sabatier University of ToulouseIII. Trung has been a recipient of the Erasmus scholarship for exchange programs at Leibniz University of Hanover, Germany and Architectural Association, UK.
Trung has worked in different international offices and projects, in France, Iran, Senegal, Japan and Vietnam. Currently working for the international urban planning department of AREP Group, Paris, the largest architecture firm in France. In parallel, he has founded atelier MAI as an experimental design practice and urban research platform.
He has won VEX 2018, Spec Go Green International award 2017, Unbuilt Vision 2015, U.S, ASA International design competition 2015.
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