KHANG


k-h-a-n-g.com is the electronic portfolio of Khang Nguyen, Associate AIA, an energetic architectural designer based in Dallas. 

Khang received his Bachelor from the University of Architecture, Saigon, and his Master of Architecture from University of Texas at Arlington where he received Annual Celebration of Excellence by Students (ACES) Graduate Sustainability Award with the Zero-Energy Responsive Façade System project

His graduation project at Saigon University of Architecture was titled Urban Design for Ninh Kieu Quay, Mekong Delta in which he explored the potential of using culture+architecture+scupture as an instrument of vision in urban development, and win the National of Excellent Graduation Project.

Khang is an active member of many AIA Dallas Committee, Urban Sketcher DFW and Uptown Dallas Sketch Group.

/activities


Oct 2017 Volunteer for AIA Dallas Tour of Homes / DCFA Build Your City

Sep 2017 Beck Canstruction Team get recognized "Honorable Mention Award" by NTFB

Aug 2017 Kickstart home renovation

July 2017 Moved to Richardson, TX

June 2017 Sketch Crawl with Urban Sketchers Texas at West End Historical District

May 2017 Been given Team leader role for Beck CANstruction 2017, a charity effort to raise food cans for North Texas Food Bank

April 2017 Volunteer for Beck and USGBC at Texas Earth Day 2017

Feb 2017 Represented Beck at UTA Job Fair

Dec 2016 Helping with prepping/bagging produce, sorting donations + clothing at Crossroads Community Services.

Nov 2016 Travel to Pedernales Fall/ Frederickburg / Hamilton pool

Oct 2016 Travel to Hot Springs, Arkansas

Sep 2016 Travel to Lake Tahoe, San Francisco

July 2016 Invited to design poster for AIA Dallas Architecture On Tap about Midtown Valleyview

Jun 2016 Invited to design poster for LIA Happy Hour  at Wild Salsa

Jun 2016 Invited to design poster for AIA Dallas First Architecture On Tap  of 2016

May 2016 Invited to present in Bayles Elementary School's Career Day

April 2016 Selected to present Why Architecture Matter in YG5MK event @AIADallas

Mar 2016 Attend Arquine's second annual International Architecture and Latin American City festival (Mextropoli) in Mexico City, Mexico

Feb 2016 Join Urban Sketchers Texas

Jan 2016 Join LiA (Latino in Architecture) as Co-Historian

Jun 2015 Join AAPCD (Asian American Professionals Connect Dallas)

Jun 2015 Join Uptown Dallas Sketch Group

May 2015 Attend AIA National Convention, atlanta, ga

May 2015 Attend SkillUSA 50 years Anniversary, leesburg, va

Jan 2015 Board member of Ken Roberts Delineation Competition Committee

Jun 2014 Contributed an article on AIA Dallas Blog:Movin' Forward

Mar 2014 Selected to present Precast Porosity in YG5MK event @AIADallas

Feb 2014 Took digital workshop with professor Sean Ahlquist @ Tex-fab 5, austin, tx

Jan 2014 Member ofACADIA (The Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture) 

Nov 2013 attend Renzo Piano Conversation at Kimbell Museum in fort worth, tx

attend TSA 74th annual conventionand design expo, fort worth, tx.

attend utari digital manufacturing symposium'13, fort worth, tx.

Feb 2013 assisted prof. Brad Bell in Cast Thicket Project for Tex-Fab 4 at uta, arlington, tx.

attend Healthcare Studio by prof.Todd Hamilton + HKS, dallas, tx

2012 - 2014 AIAS [american institute of architecture students ] - Graphical Communication Officer, 2013.

2009- 2011 travel: Singapore, Malaysia,World Expo Shanghai, Laos, Cambodia...

/awards + competitions

2016 The Lawrence A. Wilson AwardThis is The Beck Group’s in-house award that recognizes the pursuit ofexcellence by project teams and individuals within the company. 

2014 [Finalist] Ken Roberts Memorial Delineation Competition. Known to be the longest running architectural drawing competition in the world.

2014 Annual Celebration of Excellence by Students (ACES) Graduate Sustainability Award adam + khang + tenaj + alexei / Zero-Energy Responsive Façade System

2013 [First Place] Sammons Center For The Arts khang + nima malek / In Recognition of Excellence in Structural and Landscape Design For the Historic Turtle Creek Pump Station, Dallas, Tx.


2013 AGA Ascension Competition khang + nima malek

2012 Agribank Prototype Proposal anh tam nguyen + khang / The Life of Rice

2012 Urban Collective Modular Building Design Challenge khang + thanh le / The never-ending cycle

2012 hcmc university of technology Gate Concept Competition tai vuong + khang / Power of Hundred

2012 [Finalist] Social house for the Poor competition khang + thanh le + khoa le / $2500 house

2012 boral competition khang + van le / Mixed + Compressed + Dried

2011 [First Place] National of Excellent Graduation Project khang + tung nguyen / Urban Design for Ninh Kieu Quay, Mekong Delta, Vietnam.

2011 Dulux Appreciation Competition khang + van le / Memoirs of A Boulevard

2010 [Finalist] Viet Connection in Saigon Hi-tech Center Contest khang + nghia phan + thu pham + phong tran + khoa tran / Pieces of Rusticity

2010 [School Finalist] Holcim Science Research khang + duy tang + thu luong + danh tran / Pedestrian Brigde Upgrading, Binh Thanh District, saigon.

2010 VietArc Architect Meeting Space Design Competition khang + huy nguyen / Reversal Space

2009 [Honorable Mention] University Science Research khang + nhan tuong / Research an eco city model from mixing the theories of Le Corbusier + Ken Yeang.

2009 [Second Round]University Eco Design Competition khang + khoa le / Eco Class

2009 Bluescope Steel Competition / Skyline Station

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