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

Day 3...

CHU CHI Tunnel:
Enduring Understanding:
MAN's struggle for survival is sustained by causes larger than himself

Essential Question:
How is the design of the tunnel complex influenced by the varying needs over time?

Learning Objectives:
Students would learn about the idea of designing with limited resources in mind and how innovation can be applied to overcome resource and other constraints.

CAO DAI temple:
Enduring Understanding:
MAN shapes culture but NOT vice-versa

Essential Question:
How is cultural integration reflected in design?

Learning Objectives:
Students will uncover the  impact of cultural and religious integration and how this impacts the lives, practices and religious buildings of locals.