(Construction) - On July 19, 2021, Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh signed Decision 1246/QD-TTg approving Vietnam's architectural development orientation to 2030 with a vision to 2050.
The specific objectives are to complete the institutional and legal regulations in the field of architecture; by 2025 to complete the promulgation of national regulations and standards on architecture; by 2025, urban areas will complete the formulation of architecture management regulations; striving by 2030 to basically complete the regulation on architectural management of rural residential quarters.
For urban areas, architectural development must ensure its identity and harmony with natural, cultural, technical conditions and so on; ensure the consistency in the management from overall spaces to the specific spaces; ensure a harmonious combination among the past and the present; forecast for the future, prevent natural disasters, epidemics and climate change. For rural areas, architectural development in rural areas should promote community participation; focus on protecting architectural and natural heritage; preserve and promote traditional cultural values, customs and practices of each locality and many other aspects.
By Khanh Phuong