On the morning of January 26, 2021, Vietnam Association of Architects (VAA) in collaboration with the Hanoi National University of Civil Engineering held a ceremony to launch the first Vietnam Society of Landscape Architect.
At the signing ceremony of the establishment decision, there were representatives:
- 1. PhD. Arch. Phan Dang Son – Chairman of VAA.
- 2. Architect La Thi Kim Ngan – Director of Vietnam Institute of Architect – VAA.
- 3. Architect Pham Thanh Tung – Member of the Standing Committee of VAA.
- 4. Architect Nguyen Tuan Anh – Chairman of Vietnam Committee on Young Landscape Architects – VAA.
- Assoc. Prof. PhD. Hoang Tung – Vice Rector – National University of Civil Engineering.
- 6.1 M. Arch. Tran Quoc Viet – Vice Dean of Department of Architecture & Planning – Vice President of National University of Civil Engineering’s Association of Architects.
- 6.2 Architect Truong Ngoc Lan – Vice Dean of Department of Architecture & Planning, National University of Civil Engineering.
- 7. Nguyen Viet Huy – Vice President of National University of Civil Engineering’s Association of Architects.
- 8. Assoc. Prof. PhD. Dang Van Ha – Director of the Institute of Landscape Architecture & Urban Greenery, Vietnam National University of Forestry.
- 9. PhD. Arch. Ngo Trung Hai – Former Director of Vietnam Institute of Urban and Rural Planning – Vice President of Vietnam Urban Planning & Development Association.
- 10. PhD. Arch. Vuong Hai Long – Dean of Department of Architecture, Hanoi University of Architecture.
- 11. PhD. Arch. Ta Quynh Hoa – Dean of International Training Department, National University of Civil Engineering.
With the attendance of representatives of sponsors LSS Landscape Solution Services Joint Stock Company, Thuy Anh Landscape and Architecture Design Consultant Co., Ltd, PLA Studio Company, Construction Architecture Joint Stock Company Construction of JICAROOM and a large number of individuals and collectives are active in the Landscape Architecture industry.
Within the framework of the ceremony, the 1st Congress of the first Vietnam Society of Landscape Architect took place with members of the first term 2020-2025 including:
- Architects Thai Lan Anh
- Architect Tran Hoang Hai Nam
- Architect Nguyen Thai Thuat Hien
- Architect Pham Thi Ai Thuy
- Architect Pham Anh Tuan
Executive Committee of Vietnam Landscape Architects Association for the first time, term 2020 -2025
At the same time, the Association also launched the Executive Committee on Young Landscape Architects, in which architect Nguyen Thai Thuat Hien holds the position of chairman with two members of architect Bui Cong Minh and architect Nguyen Anh Vu. The committee is considered the golden generation that will follow the success of the senior classes led by architect Nguyen Thai Thuat Hien as the chairman.
Speaking at the ceremony, PhD. Arch. Phan Dang Son – Chairman of VAA highly appreciated the transformation of the Landscape Architecture industry in recent years, demonstrating the development potential and strong attraction of the industry to domestic and foreign markets, thereby demanding requires a formal representative organization in the industry recognized by law as well as society. Faced with that situation, the establishment of the Vietnam Society of Landscape Architect is a solid step in the goal of creating a collaborative environment for design and construction enterprises, material suppliers, partners and businesses. potential customers as well as a multi-faceted playground connecting individuals and groups in the Landscape Architecture community.
PhD. Arch. Pham Anh Tuan – Head of the Department of Landscape Architecture and Planning, Hanoi National University of Civil Engineering and a member of the Executive Committee of the Vietnam Association of Landscape Architects, term 1 2020-2025, said: “Through professional activities as well as communication, training and international cooperation activities, it is hoped that the establishment of the Landscape Architects Association will contribute to spreading and making practical contributions to the country’s architecture”.
PhD. Arch. Phan Dang Son – Chairman of VAA delivered a speech to establish the Association.
PhD. Arch. Pham Anh Tuan, member of the Executive Committee of the Association for the 1st term 2020-2025, spoke at the ceremony.
The Vietnam Society of Landscape Architect is a firm that acts towards a quality community organization, strongly promotes the network of international integration and development, orients training standards as well as enhances and protect members’ interests for future professional and community activities.
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