Infrastructure Scoping Study: Sustainable Built Environments in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City,  Iftekhar Ahmed Global Cities Institute, RMIT University Melbourne, VIC 3001 Australia

This is a very informative and holistic  study on the urban planing policy in contemporary Vietnam. It has a special chapter about Hanoi ‘s housing, providing a broader view on Hanoi situation in national scale. Last but not the least a lot of underlying problem of Hanoi’s are raised, provisioned a lot of direction to rethink the proper way of a city urbanization.

Urbanization without sprawl – Viet Nam experiences and perspective, Duong Quoc Nghi: Urbanization without Sprawl – Vietnam Experiences and Perspective 44th ISOCARP Congress 2008

This is an research explaining the control of urban sprawl before the launch of Doi Moi in Vietnam main cities. Not only form urban planning aspect but a historical record of satellite photos give even concrete evidence on the significant change in urban development in recent decades.


MONITORING LAND COVER CHANGE OF HANOI CITY CENTER UNDER IMPACTS OF URBANIZATION BY USING REMOTE SENSING, ham Minh Hai1 and Yasushi Yamaguchi2 Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University, Japan

Yet another record on the urban growth of Hanoi, this research carry out the investigation by recording the geographic features change to prove and study the change in Hanoi’s cityscape.


Hanoi urban structure: Spatial Development Issues and Potential, Alain bertaud , 2011 June

This research is a deep and profound study of current traffic situation of Hanoi with large amount of solid data and graphs, which is excellent material to quickly seeing the framework of Hanoi’s traffic problem.

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