Phuong Nguyen, AIA, NCARB, NOMA

Architect / Associate

Phuong received her Bachelor of Science in Interior Design followed by a Master of Architecture from UNL. She brings a keen eye for detail along with her passion for thoughtful design to our practice.

With a passion for space, environment, and people, Phuong has always been interested in pursuing a career in architecture. As an architect/designer, Phuong has the opportunity to create a better living environment for people with different cultures, needs, and wants.

Phuong prides herself on being creative, open minded, and highly responsible with a great passion for art, graphics, and design. She is always looking for cues and ideas to enrich her cultural heritage.

Phuong has a deep interest in Healthcare design and has two years of professional experience working on various types of healthcare projects of different sizes. However, Phuong is excited to exploring a variety of other project types to enrich her professional experience and better herself as a designer.

What is your favorite place you’ve visited?
Halong, Vietnam. That’s where I’m from. I left my hometown 9 years ago and don’t get to go home very often. Halong is growing so fast in terms of infrastructure, economy and standards of lives. It has become a core urban development of Vietnam, attracting investment and tourism from all over the world. Halong is home.

What project are you most proud of?
I’m most proud of designing a replacement building for Munroe Meyer Institute (MMI), which provides interdisciplinary, family-centered services for persons with disabilities and complex health care needs across their lifespan. This was a student project when I was in school. I got to work on it again as a professional after I graduated. It was very fulfilling to be able to follow a project from the very start to finish. I have learned and grown so much from working on this project.

What is the most impactful thing you’ve learned over the course of your career?
Be kind, work hard and never stop learning.

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