Preserving urban heritage for sustainable development

Update: 22/03/2019
The Architecture Magazine of the Viet Nam Association of Architects will coordinate with AkzoNobel Group to organize an international seminar entitled “Urban Heritage Preservation - A Key to Sustainable Development” in Ha Noi and Ho Chi Minh city.

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Accordingly, event will take place at Lotte hotel in Ho Chi Minh city on March 21st and at Lotte tower in Hanoi on April 12th.

Vietnam, with 26 heritage sites honoured by UNESCO as well as 10,000 relics recognised by provinces and cities, has a massive responsibility in preserving and extending the value of these relics for future generations.

The seminar aims to create a professional exchange environment between managers and experts, architects and investors, on the preservation of urban heritage in Vietnam. It is a prestigious forum featuring numerous international and local experts to build solutions for preserving precious heritage sites in Vietnam in general and Ha Noi in particular. It is also an important basis for AkzoNobel to issue more essential solutions in order to conserve the country’s heritage sites.

The event will draw the participation of speakers such as Luigi Croce, director of Studio Architetti Croce, Studia; Nguyen Hoang Phuong, a heritage engineer and head of the Architectural Planning and Scientific Research Department of the Hanoi Old Quarter Management Board; Pamela Phua, general director of AkzoNobel Vietnam, who has 20 years of experience in research, development, and innovation; and Nguyen Hanh Nguyen, architect and head of Theory and History, Faculty of Interior Architecture at Ho Chi Minh city’s University of Architecture./.

Source: CPV