Hanoi

About Hanoi, Vietnam

Hanoi is Vietnam’s 1,000-year-old capital city and home to around eight percent of the country’s total population. The city is a major center for business, culture, technology and education and is acknowledged as one of the most peaceful cities in Asia. The city’s economy, which has grown rapidly over the past decades, accounts for around 13 percent of Vietnam’s GDP. At present, Hanoi is establishing its GHG inventory and the Ambitious City Promises project will support the city in establishing a baseline and developing a low emissions development action plan.

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Playing green: Co-creating accessible, eco-friendly spaces for Hanoi’s children (CityTalk)

When a city’s population triples in twenty years’ time, essential services need extra attention. In the case of Hanoi – Vietnam’s sprawling capital and Northern cultural anchor – preserving lush green space alongside economic growth requires collaborative, deliberate efforts. Together with ICLEI and Vietnamese partners, DONRE launched the “Green Design Contest: Green Public Space for a Peaceful Living” on March 26, 2021, giving residents the chance to showcase design ideas for green spaces.
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Hanoi Design Contest Photo Gallery

This gallery includes images from three of the four project winners in Hanoi's Green Design Contest. Renderings are in Vietnamese. Pages 1-3: Red Sparrow - Overall and Practical Prize winner // Pages 4-5: Triều Khúc Playground - Community Prize winner // Pages 6-9: Low Garden - Creative Prize winner
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Hanoi, Vietnam

In 2015, Hanoi’s population was more than 7.5 million including 30 districts, rural districts, and 577 communes. This number is projected to increase to approximately 10 million in 2030. Although it is the second largest city in Vietnam by population (behind Ho Chi Minh), Hanoi is the center of business, culture, technology, education and acknowledged as one of the most peaceful cities in Asia. The city’s economy, which has grown rapidly over the past decades, accounts for 13% of Vietnam's GDP.
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