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Will Hanoi’s Train Street survive? – BBC News

Authorities in Hanoi, Vietnam have shut down cafes and banned large crowds on Train Street, one of the city’s most popular tourist spots. Every day, trains rush by on the narrow street, just inches away from residents’ homes, and in recent months many tourists have flocked there to take pictures …

Concrete office complex is Brutalism at its sharpest – Curbed

V-shaped structures create unusual spaces On the outskirts of Hanoi, Vietnam, a strange office complex has taken shape. Slabs of concrete pitch together into triangular points, turning the building exteriors into a modern Brutalist fortress of sorts. Vo Trong Nghia Architects, known for creating impressive compositions of concrete and greenery, designed the buildings …