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Architect , Urban planner

Nam-Son Ngo-Viet, American urban planner, architect. License planner; licensed architect, Vietnam. Recipient Merit award for Architect Symbol Design of Tri An Hydroelectric Complex, Ministry Construction Vietnam, 1989, Fulbright award, 1995; grantee Institute International Education, 1997-1998, University California, Berkeley, 1996, University Washington, 1998—2002.


Ngo-Viet, Nam-Son was born on September 17, 1962 in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. Son of Thu Ngo-Viet and Co Vo-Thi.


Diploma in architect, College Architect, Ho Chi Minh City, 1986. Master City Planning, University California, Berkeley, 1997. Doctor of Philosophy, University Washington, 2002.


Project chief architect Institute Planning and Architect Design Ministry Construction Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh, 1986—1989. Associate architect Ngo-Viet-Thu Architect Office, 1986—1989. Architectural consultant Peregrine Capital, Ho Chi Minh and Hong Kong, 1990-1992.

Managing director Archi & Decor Associate, Ho Chi Minh, 1989—1996. Project planner, architect Skidmore & Owings & Merril Ltd., San Francisco, 1996-1998. Researcher, instructor University Washington, Seattle, 1998—2002.

Partner, development consultant Nevada Associates Southeast Asia and North American, since 2002. Board directors Planning Association Washington, Seattle. Board directors student committee Institute International Education, San Francisco.

Speaker in field.


  • License planner; licensed architect, Vietnam.


  • Other Work

    • Author design proposal Kyoto Master Plan, Japan, 1997. Participant American Institute of Architects Art Exhibition, 1997.


National Bank of Kuwait, Vietnam, 1995. Member American Institute of Architects (Design Excellence in Computer Aided Design 1996, Honor award in Urban Design 2000), American Planning Association (research grantee 1996), Canadian Planning Institute, Union Architect Vietnam, Federation of Science and Technology Associations Vietnam, Royal Architectural Institute Canada.


  • Other Interests

    Painting, piano, music composition, tennis, swimming.


Married Tram-Anh Tran.

Thu Ngo-Viet

Co Vo-Thi

Tram-Anh Tran.