Dung is a registered architect in Vietnam and a virtuous illustrator. He holds a Bachelor's degree from Ho Chi Minh City's University of Architecture. Prior to NGNG, Dung supervised a wide range of projects and competitions from hotels, resorts to office buildings, including Rex Hotel (HCMC), Continental Hotel (HCMC), Victoria Hotel (Siem Reap) and so on, while with S&D and Archetype Group. Dung brings to NgNg 20 years of experience in design and construction in multiple cities in Vietnam (Saigon, Nha Trang) and abroad (Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, and the US). Besides architecture, Dung has been an art director for various commercials as well as working on multiple artistic projects across the US and Vietnam.
Phi is an architectural designer and researcher. Phi holds a Master in Architecture degree from Harvard University, Graduate School of Design (GSD) and a Bachelor's degree (summa cum laude) from Berea College in the USA. Phi is currently working on her PhD dissertation about bottom-up urban conservation in Hue City, Vietnam within the joint program between Laboratory of Urbanism, EDAR, EPFL and HEAD-Geneve (Switzerland). Prior to NgNg, Phi has worked in both art/design practice and research from renown firms and institutions around the world such as the Harvard Art Museums (Boston, U.S.A), Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum (New York, U.S.A.), Kengo Kuma and Associates (Tokyo, Japan), GUND Partnership (Boston) and the Archeological Exploration of Sardis Program (Sardis, Turkey).