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Community spaces design contest for an exciting hanoi



Ha Noi, October 17/10/2017 - Aiming at improving the living environment and bringing culture and art to the community towards a better urban future, United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) successfully developed the project “Promote participatory, community-based and youth-led approach in safe, greening public spaces in Hoan Kiem district toward a pro-poor, inclusive and sustainable urban development” (hereinafter called Public Spaces project) under the Block by Block program with Mojang, the makers of the videogame Minecraft.One of the project’s components is to organize the contest “Community spaces design contest for an exciting Hanoi” to promote the idea of making Hoan Kiem Lake’s surrounding areas become open public spaces. The contest is monitored by Hoan Kiem District People’s Committee and UN-Habitat; Live and Learn Center for Environment and Community is main implementing partner. Other partners like Korea Foundation (KF), Vietnam Architects Association (VAA), Hanoi Architects Association, Vietnam Urban Planning Development Association (VUPDA) etc. provide comments and consultancy.

"Community spaces design contest for an exciting Hanoi" is a contest seeking concepts, design inspiration for the renovation of public spaces and activities on Walking Street and surroundings, in order to establish and renovate public spaces into rest areas for Hanoi residents, which will serve the purpose of improving people’s creativity.

Participating in the contest, contestants will have the opportunities:

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pdfClick here to download the regulations of the contest

Deadline for round 1: From 17/10/2017 to 04/11/2017 Extended to 9 November 2017

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