More measures to preserve heritage and urban architectural landscapes, including historic structures, in HCM City are needed, experts have said.
The HCM City Development and Research Institute has proposed preserving 16 villas built before 1975 because of their historical and cultural importance.
The HCM City Development and Research Institute should speed up the classification of old villas so that owners who might want to demolish the structures can build new houses, the city’s People’s Committee has said.
The national Transfer of Development Rights (TDR) programme could help resolve the conflict between urban development and historic preservation in HCM City if new regulations were passed, according to the Institute for Development and Research (HIDS).
HCM City needs to develop new laws to protect and preserve HCM City’s old buildings, especially villas, experts have recommended.
Professor Doctor and Architect Hoàng Đạo Thúy talks to Nhân Dân newspaper about the need to create harmony between the nation’s heritage conservation and development.
What lies ahead for the city of Đà Lạt as it tries to accommodate a new tourism model while preserving its unique cultural and architectural heritage?
The Central Highlands city of Đà Lạt is in full bloom as thousands of pink cherry blossoms, mostly Japanese sakura, spread their cheery pink colour throughout the city for Spring.
As many as 123 villas that should have been on the list of must-preserved villas in Hà Nội were demolished because of mismanagement by relevant agencies, a report of the municipal People’s Council revealed.