On July 25th, Nguyen Hoang Group (NHG) and B+H Architects (Canada) signed a strategic partnership agreement, aiming to develop the International Education City – IEC projects in Vietnam, after the success of IEC Quang Ngai.

The signing ceremony took place under the witness of the leaders of both parties and Mr. Kyle Nunas, Consul General at Consulate General of Canada in Ho Chi Minh City.

“It is great to see the fantastic strategic partnership between an architect leading global design firm of Canada and Nguyen Hoang Group, a leading high-quality educational organization. This cooperation will bring tangible benefits to the generation, while visualize the growing partnership between Canada and Vietnam. Congratulations for the signing of agreement between Nguyen Hoang Group and B + H Architects” – shared by Mr. Kyle Nunas.

Mr. Kyle Nunas, Consul General at Consulate General of Canada in Ho Chi Minh City

International education cities in the future

According to the agreement, NHG appointed B+H Architects to advise the design and planning ideas for projects of IEC, which are invested and constructed by NHG in the coming time in Vietnam. IN addition, B+H Architects will coordinate a team of experienced and professional experts to build up a design plan of international level, yet still meeting the situations and construction regulations in Vietnam.

With the goal of creating a creative and comprehensive educational environment for students, NHG is in preparation for the next IEC projects (after IEC Quang Ngai) at many key cities and provinces of Vietnam, such as: Hai Phong; Thanh Hoa; Nam Hoi An; Daklak; Bac Lieu; etc. Therefore, with the experience of cooperation in project implementation between the two parties and 65 years of experience in designing and planning of B+H Architects team, NHG believes that innovative, impressive and inspiring design solutions from B+H Architects will be well-presented in the future IEC projects.

IEC Hai Phong

It is known that the International Education City – IEC Quang Ngai, which has been inaugurated in June 2019 after more than 1 year of construction, is the first in the series of projects of NHG to create a unique international education ecosystem for Vietnamese students. IEC Quang Ngai, which was designed by B+H Architects, is considered as the home of knowledge for more than 7,000 elite citizens of 6,000 students and 1,000 teachers, a highlight of education in Quang Ngai province, the Central region and the whole country.

IEC Quang Ngai

Develop the values of knowledge

NHG highly appreciates the close cooperation with the world’s leading and prestigious partners. All these relationships will help NHG to develop the quality and values of knowledge, creating a comprehensive education ecosystem.

By the professional capacity and achievements of B+H Architects, which is recognized in top 50 architectural design companies of the world by Building Design magazine (published in the early of 2019), NHG chose B+H Architects to become a strategic partner to deploy its major projects with international standards.

Previously, NHG carefully considered other projects of B+H on education such as: British Columbia University – AMS Student Nest; University of Toronto – building of Jackman Law Faculty; Mohawk College – Joyce Centre; National University of Singapore (NUS) – National University Centre for Oral Health (NUCOHS); Arab Center Doha research institute; etc.

Dr. Tran Xuan Thao, Deputy CEO, education research and development affairs of NHG shared: “Through this cooperation, NHG is step by step realizing the vision of turning the IEC project into a leading international education ecosystem with the mission of providing a modern international education environment, contributing to the training and education of the young generations in Vietnam.”

Dr. Tran Xuan Thao, Deputy CEO of NHG

Mr. Robert Marshall, Principal/Global Director, planning and landscape affairs of B+H shared: “We are tremendously excited to be a strategic partner to the Nguyen Hoang Group and to progress their innovative IEC model. B+H’s master plan for the International Education City campus exemplifies how a holistic approach to campus design can integrate of the physical environment as a critical component of the learning experience. Through the work of the Nguyen Hoang Group and their revolutionary IEC model, together we will usher in a new generation of educational campuses that will redefine the delivery and quality of education for Vietnam and its citizens.”

Mr. Robert Marshall, Principal and Global Director, Planning and Landscape at B+H

Overview of the signing ceremony

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