(Construction) - At the seminar on the orientation framework for construction and the task to plan the national urban and rural system in the period of 2021 - 2030, with a vision to 2050 organized by the Ministry of Construction recently, experts believe that in the past 10 years, Vietnam's urban has developed according to three main trends.
Overview of the seminar
It is a trend of scaling up by the merging of peri-urban areas and urbanized agricultural communes, most of which are shifting from agriculture to services and handicraft production. The proportion of agricultural production decreases.
The trend of expanding urban space by investing in synchronous urban infrastructure, building new modern urban areas creates favorable conditions for land to expand urban development. There is also a tendency to encroach on new urban construction, both as a means of increasing the urban area, creating conditions for new modern urban, developing an attractive new urban images. However, in the context of climate change, this trend is in need of comprehensive measures to limit the impact of natural disasters.
At the seminar, experts commented on the outline of the construction orientation framework and the task of planning the national urban and rural system in the period 2021 - 2030, with a vision to 2050. The current situation of urban development in Vietnam has changed compared to the previous orientation such as the nature and functions of large urban centers, typical urban areas and urban spatial characteristics by region.
By Khanh Phuong