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21/02/2020 - 17:02

Towards the sustainability of traditional community houses

On the morning of February 21, the University of Sciences, Hue University in collaboration with Kyoto University, Japan organized an international seminar on "The sustainability of community houses in modern context". The seminar attracts many experts, scholars and researchers from domestic and international universities and research institutes.

Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Tung, (architect), representative of Faculty of Architecture, University of Sciences, Hue University exchanges at the seminar

According to the experts, in the current context, the restoration, conservation and promotion of the values ​​of traditional community houses are needed to be carefully considered and researched.

For example, from the project of restoring the traditional community house in A Ka Village, Thuong Quang Commune, Nam Dong District (Thua Thien Hue Province), the experts believe that there are many lessons being drawn, including the restoration must be relied on the community; the preparation should be thorough; the support and approval of local authorities are needed; experts have an important role to contribute to the success of the project, knowledge and timely advice are required so that the project can achieve the set goals, etc.

One key point for the conservation of community houses is the need for a long-term orientation, but the most important is to consult with the locals, let they be the subjects in the restoration of community houses, etc.

Story and photo: Huu Phuc