Tuan Tran

Tuan Tran

Honolulu, HI, US



Tuan Tran is the DArch (doctorate of architecture) candidate at School of Architecture, University of Hawaii at Manoa. Before that, he is licensed architect in Vietnam, where he hold a Master of Architecture and Bachelor of Architecture Degree. He also were the lecturer teaching classes at Hochiminh City University of Architecture in introducing descriptive geometry for architectural presentation. His previous work experience in Vietnam includes all project phases from conceptual design to construction development of residential and commercial projects. Tuan currently is specializing on high performance and environmentally responsive building and naturally ventilation. He is at high level skill of using energy, daylighting modeling, analysis and simulation such as EnergyPlus, Radiance, OpenDX, 3DRhino, Grasshopper, DesignBuilder, OpenStudio, Ecotect, Python scripting... Mr. Tuan was recently awarded the first prize of the 2013 Design Optimization Competition held by DesignBuilder, ZeroEnergyCenter and De Montfort University in Leicester, UK. He also was awarded as the finalist of the 2010 National USGBC's Natural Talent Design Competition for the Platinum LEED certified affordable home in Broadmore neighborhood, NewOrleans, LA.



Loisos and Ubbelohde Associates, Alameda, CA, US, Intern

Jul 2012 - Dec 2012

Minh Nguyen Construction Co., Hochiminh City, Vietnam, Designer

Jan 1998 - Jan 2003

VEA Architecture and Construction Consultant Co., Hochiminh City, Vietnam, Designer

Jan 1998 - Jan 1999


University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI, US, PhD, Architecture

Aug 2009 - May 2013