Learning Objectives


1. To discover the relationship between cultural influences and the architectural development in South Vietnam

2. To have a deeper understanding of urban planning issues and the interplay of the matrices of determinants involving physical attributes, commercial feasibility, social fabrics as well as political factors in particular relating to Generation Z (Those born between the early 1990s and the early 2000s).

3. To be aware of the impact of rapid urbanization on the environment and the need for sustainable development in the urban planning process.

4. To gain an insight of Singapore’s strengths in urban planning and sustainable environmental management skill-sets

Friday, May 27, 2011

Day 2 Reflection

Picture 1: A street of Vietnam

Picture 2: Signage in Vietnam with the word Paris (showing France influence)
-I found out Ho Chi Minh has 7 different districts. 1&3 are the “old” cities. 2&7 are the places that are named as developing new cities.

-Ho Chi Minh has another name, Saigon.

-Shop tax is counted by how long the front of the shop is.

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