return icon Vietnamnet.vn

Heritage Space to hold “Finding the Souls of Cities” talk

 Heritage Space Library in Hanoi will hold a talk themed “Finding the Souls of Cities” on March 2, featuring associate professor Pham Thuy Loan as guest speaker and Dr. Dang Hoang Giang as host.

Heritage Space Library in Hanoi will hold a talk themed “Finding the Souls of Cities” on March 2, featuring associate professor Pham Thuy Loan as guest speaker and Dr. Dang Hoang Giang as host.


{keywords}

Associate professor Pham Thuy Loan - PHOTO: COURTESY OF THE ORGANIZER


As Vietnam is better off, its cities have more buildings, cars, and commercial centers, and the people seem to get more isolated. The big cities have gradually lost their connections with the environment, history, and society. Becoming “jungles of glass, steel and concrete,” they are losing their souls.

The talk, which is the first event of the “HS-Talk” series, will focus on how to retain these connections and create spaces that provide safety, warmth and happiness in big cities.

Architect, associate professor Pham Thuy Loan is deputy director of the Vietnam National Institute of Architecture and former head of the Department of Planning, Faculty of Architecture and Planning, University of Civil Engineering.

She is one of the leading experts in urban planning and design in Vietnam. Her research, counseling and teaching activities are always directed towards a humanistic and spiritually-rich urban space.

“HS-Talk” is a series of multidisciplinary talk shows with experts in arts, philosophy, economics, and social studies. The series aims to open a space for discussion with multiple perspectives of both academic and realistic topics, and erase the gaps and boundaries in society.

SGT

MORE NEWS

The best September photos on VietNamNet

Hot air balloons with the Vietnamese national flag of 1,800m2 on the banks of the Saigon River, Typhoon Noru making landfall in Quang Nam Province, the roofs of many houses being blown away...

BSR to expand Dung Quat Oil Refinery

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) has asked Binh Son Refining and Petrochemical JSC (BSR) to clarify some issues related to its project on expanding Dung Quat Oil Refinery.

Dutch conductor to lead concert at Opera House

Conductor Leon Bosch from the Netherlands will lead a concert featuring masterpieces by European composers at the HCM City Opera House on Saturday, October 8.

‘578’ to represent Vietnam at Oscars

An action film starring Miss Universe Vietnam 2018, H'hen Niê, 578: Phát Đạn Của Kẻ Điên (578: Magnum), has been selected as Vietnamese representative at the 95th Oscars, 2023.

USD surges to VND24,000, US$1.7 billion withdrawn from circulation

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) withdrew nearly VND41 trillion ($1.7 billion) through open market operations as the US dollar rose to over VND24,000 on September 26-30, 2022.

HCM City to build a series of new traffic projects

HCM City is speeding up procedures to start the construction of key traffic works at gateways by the end of the year, according to HCM City's Department of Transport.

Burning garbage in Hanoi threatens residents' health, property

There have been consecutive fires caused by people's poor awareness, who were burning garbage and straw in residential areas, causing fires recently in Hanoi.

New cargo airline still waiting for license

After the Prime Minister agrees on the establishment of IPP Air Cargo, the Ministry of Transport (MOT) will implement procedures to grant a license to the air carrier, according to MOT Deputy Minister Le Dinh Tho.

Master plan for Mekong Delta focuses on infrastructure development

The Master Plan for the Mekong Delta designed for 2021-2030, with a vision to 2050, is focused on infrastructure development.

Current monetary policy quite suitable

Many people are concerned whether the country will face a tighter monetary policy and higher exchange and interest rates in the near future.

Danang, a wedding destination for India’s billionaires

Could Danang be the wedding destination of choice for Indian billionaires? It certainly has the right hotels and quality wedding infrastructure for the purpose, an Indian tourism company representative said.

Big shortage of human resources for artificial intelligence

Vietnam is facing a big shortage of human resources for artificial intelligence.

VN to improve science and technology market to reduce reliance on imports

Vietnam plans to focus on improving the science and technology market with the establishment of three trading platforms in order to reduce reliance on imports, Minister of Science and Technology Huynh Thanh Dat has said.

Vietnam may not reach goal of 5 million int’l visitors in 2022

Vietnam’s tourism industry aims to serve 60 million domestic tourists in 2022. By the end of July, the figure was already over 71 million visitors.

Vietnam sets course for zero carbon shipping by 2030

The Ministry of Transport has recently issued a plan with supportive measures for vessel owners to develop container ships with zero carbon emissions by 2030.
back_to_top