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Ho Chi Minh City

Colonial Architecture of Southeast Asia

Oct 7, 2020

5 mins read

As a one-time architect, I have a deep interest in the built environment. While the colonial era — some might say “occupation” — when European powers held sway over much of Southeast Asia had a lot of negative aspects, the wedding-cake confections of the buildings it left behind are still fascinating, where they still exist.

Ho Chi Minh City Mini Guide

3 mins read

A short mini-guide to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam from the POSH Guide.