About us

FUNCTIONS

POSITION, FUNCTIONS

Vietnam Institute for Urban and Rural Planning (VIUP) is a public service unit under Ministry of Construction which has following functions: organizing scientific research; applying technological advances to serve governmental management in the fields of construction planning including regional planning, urban planning, rural development planning, technical and environmental infrastructure, urban design and landscape architectural space design (shortly construction planning), responding to climate change, heritage conservation planning; organizing training courses, enhancing the quality of cadres, co-operating with foreign countries and propagating information on technological science, doing consultative activities, technical services in the fields of construction planning, architecture.

Vietnam Institute for Urban and Rural Planning has the status of a legal entity, with its own seal, has opened an account at the State treasury and bank; acting under self-control and self-responsible mechanism of the public scientific and technological organization in accordance with the Law of Vietnam.

TASKS AND RIGHTS:

1. Setting 5-year and annual strategies, programs, plans and organizing the implementation of plans and tasks of the Institute.

2. Performing tasks serving State management in the field of construction planning assigned by the Minister of Ministry of Construction or ordered by State agencies, including:

2.1   Conducting research and proposing orientations, strategies, comprehensive planning for the development of national urban and rural system; mechanisms, policies for urban and rural development, technical and environmental infrastructure development, other kinds of architectural works;

2.2   Building database system, researching methodology, compiling, applying to standards and regulations on construction planning and technical infrastructure in the country and in the world;

2.3   Conducting research, proposing and participating in the compilation of legal documents on construction planning;

2.4   Conducting research and formulating national urban and rural system planning projects, construction planning components at the national level planning and other kinds of planning according to regulations;

2.5  Conducting research and formulating projects on construction planning, urban and rural planning, the planning in the field of technical infrastructure, environment, urban design, architecture, landscape and other kinds of planning according to regulations;

2.6 Researching and proposing the integration of environmental protection planning in construction planning projects.

3. Organizing scientific research activities, applying scientific and technical advances, developing and conducting technology transfer in the fields of construction planning, urban development, architecture and other related planning fields. Implementing scientific research projects, economic non-business projects, schemes, programs...

4. Investigating, surveying, collecting, synthesizing, building, managing, storing and providing information and databases in the fields of construction planning, planning, urban development and architecture. Researching and applying geographic information systems (GIS) and building information modelling (BIM) in the fields of construction planning, urban development, architecture and other related planning fields.

5. Publishing construction planning Journal, website and other information materials on construction planning; summarizing theories and practices, organizing forums to exchange views, theories, information as well as activities in the field of architecture, construction planning.

6. Training M.A and Ph.D. students in construction planning; training and improving the ability of staffs doing research, consultative work, construction planning and supporting the issue of practice certificates on construction planning and urban planning management; training and propagandizing information on science and technology, urban and rural development planning, urban design and urban landscape.

7.      Co-operating, associating with domestic and foreign organizations on activities of the Institute according to the assigned functions and tasks.

8.      Implementing consultative activities, technical services in planning and construction planning, including:

8.1    Consulting the formulation of national urban and rural system planning, regional planning, provincial planning, components in the national level planning and other kinds of planning according to regulations;

8.2    Consulting the formulation of construction planning projects, urban and rural planning, functional areas, technical infrastructure and environmental planning, conservation planning, urban design, architecture, landscape and other kinds of planning; urban development projects and programs, urban reconstruction and embellishment; housing development programs; architectural management regulations..

8.3    Conducting surveys, measurements, mapping to serve planning tasks, construction planning, buildings architecture, cadastral works and other specialized works; Check the quality of specialized measuring and mapping products.

9. Implementing consultative activities, technical services in construction, architecture including:

9.1 Consulting investment, bidding, establishment and management of investment projects for civil construction, industrial, urban infrastructure, irrigation, transportation and water works; Conducting engineering geological surveys;

9.2 Consulting construction design, verifying technical design, designing construction drawings and making construction investment estimates; consulting landscape design; designing and executing interior and exterior decoration; producing models and mock-ups;

9.3 Consulting technical supervision of construction, verifying cost estimates records and making final settlement;

9.4. Inspecting and assessing the quality of construction works; appraising construction works prices.

10. Making strategic environmental assessment reports, environmental impact assessments related to construction planning projects, architectural buildings, technical infrastructure facilities, construction investment projects and other types of planning; monitoring and testing environment.

11. Organizing exhibitions, events, displays and introductions in the fields of construction planning and architecture and other fields of the construction industry.

12. Managing organizational structure, payroll, implementing salary regimes and other policies, emulation, rewards and discipline for officers and employees under the Institute’s management in accordance with law and the regulations of Ministry of Construction.

13. Managing the allocated finance, properties and profitable activities of the Institute in accordance with law and with the regulations of Ministry of Construction.

14. Performing other tasks, powers assigned by the Minister of Ministry of Construction.

(According to Decision No 646/QĐ-BXD dated July 04, 2024 of Ministry of Construction)

ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE OF VIUP

1. Board of leaders:

General Director: Assoc Prof. PhD. Arch Hoang Vinh Hung

Deputy Director: Arch. Pham Thi Nham

Deputy Director: Tran Thi Hong Hanh

Deputy Director: PhD. Arch. Le Quoc Hung

2. The Departments and Centres 

1.1. Department of Personnel and Administration
1.2. Department of Planning and Finance 
1.3. Department of Scientific and Technical Management
1.4. Research Department of Information Technology Application in Planning and Landscape Architecture
1.5. Research Department of Urban Development Policies and Strategies
1.6. Centre for Information, Training and International Cooperation
1.7. Centre for Construction Planning No.1
1.8. Centre for Construction Planning No.2
1.9. Centre for Construction Planning No.3
1.10. Centre for Construction Planning No.4 
1.11. Centre for Hanoi's Planning and Architecture
1.12. Centre for Architectural Consultancy and Construction Investment
1.13. Centre for Technical Management and Construction Inspection
1.14. Centre for Construction Planning Surveying
1.15. Centre for Technology Transfer of Construction Planning
1.16. Institute of Rural Development Construction Planning
1.17. Institute of Environment and Urban and Rural Technical Infrastructure Planning
1.18. Urban Design Institute
1.19. Central Region Sub-institute for Urban and Rural Planning
1.20. Southern Institute for Spatial Planning
1.21. National Exhibition Construction Center

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Headquarter: Vietnam Institute For Urban And Rural Planning

No.10 Hoa Lu - Hai Ba Trung District - Ha Noi

Tel: 84.4.222.10888 | Fax: 84.4.39764339

Email: info@viup.vn * Website: viup.vn

  • Department of Personnel and Administration Tel: 3.9742059 – 22210888 (Ext. 310)
  • Center for Information, Training and International Cooperation: 04.22209977-04.22210888 (Ext. 413, 414)
  • Central Region Sub-institute for Urban and Rural Planning

Tel: 05113.767876 | Fax: 0511.3760189

Email: trungtammientrung@yahoo.com * Website: viup.vn

Add: Lot 66A, 30-4 Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang City

  • Southern Institute for Spatial Planning

Tel: 0283 8235 714| Fax: 0283 8220 090

Email: info@sisp.vn |         

Add: No.65 and 65 Bis, Mac Dinh Chi Street, Da Kao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City