Trung Mai[spacer height=”-30px”]

Architect & Urban designer

Trung is a Paris based architect, urban designer. He earned his bachelor and master in architecture with honors from ENSA Paris-Malaquais before becoming a French licensed architect at Ecole sp√©ciale d’architecture, Paris. Trung also completed a civil engineering degree at Paul Sabatier University of ToulouseIII. Trung has been a recipient of the Erasmus scholarship for exchange programs at Leibniz University of Hanover, Germany and Architectural Association, UK.

Trung has worked in different international offices and projects, in France, Iran, Senegal, Japan and Vietnam. Currently working for the international urban planning department of AREP Group, Paris, the largest architecture firm in France. In parallel, he has founded atelier MAI as an experimental design practice and urban research platform (

Working in different scale from architecture to urban planning, Trung’s main interests are to define the modern form of vernacular architecture¬† in the age of globalization and a rural urbanization strategy for Vietnam.

He has won different international awards and design competitions such as VEX 2018, Spec Go Green International award 2017, Unbuilt Vision 2015, U.S, ASA International design competition 2015.