Mai Hung Trung is a Paris-based architect, urban designer graduated with honour from ENSA Paris-Malaquais,Paris,France and Leibniz Universitat Hanover, Germany.
Trung has always been fascinated with urban chaos and banalities that he considered as indispensable catalysts intriguing fundamental urban changes. His works focus on devising urban renewal strategies for post-industrial contexts, agriculture in urban setting and critical regionalism architecture. The investigation fields of Trung range from Vietnamese countryside to German shrinking city or rural French villages.
After gaining experiences in major French offices such as atelier Jean Nouvel, Architecturestudio, AREP, Dominique Perrault. In 2020, Trung founded aleier M32 as an architectural practice in parallel with Hanoi ad hoc as a research creation platform.
Trung is recipient and nominee of numerous international awards and competitions including Europan 16 / Living Cities ( Laureat ), Europan 15, World Architectural Festival 2018, ASA International Competition 2015. Trung was selected as one of the 100 Vietnamese intellects, pioneers in the Vietnam Innovation Network.
Europan 16 - Living City - 1st prize Winner. Italy
Renovation the industrial territory of DSK 500 International Competition - Finalist - Siberia
Oslo Triennale 2022 - neighbourhood index exhibition - Norway
IBA'27 - Internationale Bauausstellung 2027 - Runner up. Germany
Europan 15 - Honorary Prize. France
World Architecture Festival 2018 - Future master planning project of the year - Shortlist. Nerthelands
Vietnam Innovation Network - one of the 100 pioneers in the Vietnam Innovation Network. The program was officially launched by Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc as an initiative to gather talented Vietnamese intellects and experts living overseas in an effort to help Vietnam leap toward the Industrial Revolution 4.0.
TEDxHanoi 2018 - Speaker
Association of Siamese Architects / Agitated vernacular 2018 - Shortlist.Thailand.
Spec Go Green International award 2017 - Architecture for Community prize. Vietnam.
Unbuilt Vision 2015. - Honorary Prize. US.
Association of Siamese Architects International design competition 2015 / DENSITY/ DENSE CITY - 2nd prize. Thailand.