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enCity won 3 awards at 7th SIP Planning Awards 2021

enCity won 3 awards at 7th SIP Planning Awards 2021

enCity was honoured to receive awards for three projects at the 7th Singapore Institute of Planners (SIP) Planning Awards on 16 September. Three projects were: Ho Chi Minh City Highly Innovative and Interactive District (HIID) - SILVER, Ben Tre Strategic Vision Plan...

Sharing session on Soft embankment in Hoi An with Dr Dao Ngo

Sharing session on Soft embankment in Hoi An with Dr Dao Ngo

On 10 September 2021, enCity was honoured to have Dr Dao Ngo speak via Zoom sharing session about her innovative design for green embankments in Hoi An. A landscape architect, Dr Ngo shared the inspiration for the green embankment and the process of designing,...

Sharing session on creative park design

Sharing session on creative park design

In 2019, the international design competition for the 16-hectare Ho Chi Minh City Central Park was won by LAVA (Laboratory for Visionary Architecture), and its partner, Aspect Studio. enCity had the chance to hear about their award-winning proposal during our sharing...

enCity Promotion in August 2021

enCity Promotion in August 2021

We are glad to announce new promotions in August 2021 at enCity as below: Hoa Nguyen Senior Associate in Policy + Planning (Singapore office) Hoa has expertise in urban planning, orientation and vision development, data analysis and GIS mapping. Graduated from the...

enCity Summer Interns 2021: “We enjoy enCity so much!”

enCity Summer Interns 2021: “We enjoy enCity so much!”

This summer, enCity warmly welcomed four interns to our Singapore and Vietnam offices. All of them are taking up programmes related to urban studies or architecture in different universities around the world, namely in Canada, France, Singapore and Australia. After...

Sharing session on community development in the US and Vietnam

Sharing session on community development in the US and Vietnam

On 16 July 2021, enCity was honoured to have Daniel Nguyen Hoai Tien in our Hanoi Office for our Friday sharing session about community participation and development. Born and raised in the United States, Daniel graduated in sustainable development and spent 7 years...

Sharing session with Librazzi – “Saigon Port and City”

Sharing session with Librazzi – “Saigon Port and City”

On Friday, 9 July 2021, enCity had the pleasure of having Librazzi for our sharing session entitled, “Saigon Port and City.” Starting as a river port in the 19th Century, Saigon Port is now recognized as on of the most important economic gateways of Vietnam,...

enCity Appointment and Promotion in April 2021

enCity Appointment and Promotion in April 2021

Driven by a mission to solve the world’s most pressing urban problems, enCity built an international team with experts in their own field. Our top-notch planning service is delivered by a team of leading planners, architects, economists and former policy makers. At...

World Water Day 2021: Valuing water in our cities

World Water Day 2021: Valuing water in our cities

Historically, cities have thrived due to their proximity to water. Considered as a valuable resource to urban development, water provides means for food, transportation, trade, sanitation, and even communal recreation. However, its significance is often taken for...

Humans of enCity: Ngoc Le – The artist of colourful graphics

Humans of enCity: Ngoc Le – The artist of colourful graphics

Ngoc Le is an associate in Urban Design and Landscape Architecture in enCity’s Ho Chi Minh City office, and our resident expert in colourful graphics and thoughtful landscape designs. Read on to find out where her love of landscape began, and why she was predestined...

Stars of enCity: Excellent members of 2020 (by popular vote)

Stars of enCity: Excellent members of 2020 (by popular vote)

Elizelle David, Associate | Planning + Urban Design “When I met Elizelle in 2019, I was very impressed by this young award-winning architect and urban designer for her deep interest in urban resilience and social equity. Elizelle's contribution to enCity is then...

North Dalat Master Plan wins at Ashui Awards 2020

North Dalat Master Plan wins at Ashui Awards 2020

01.2021 – Ho Chi Minh City: enCity is proud to announce that our project, the North Dalat Master Plan, has won Future Project of the Year at the Ashui Awards 2020. Conferred by a selection committee of industry experts and public online voting, the award is given to...

New office premises for enCity in Vietnam

New office premises for enCity in Vietnam

enCity is thrilled to announce that we have moved to new office premises in both Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. Our Hanoi office is now at Diamond Flower Tower, at the crossroad of bustling Hoang Dao Thuy and Le Van Luong streets in the city’s western business district....

A new waterfront destination for Hoi An

A new waterfront destination for Hoi An

09.2020 Tam Ky: enCity recently presented our masterplan for a waterfront community in Cam Thanh, Hoian to the leaders of Quang Nam province. This will be the largest land development project in the heritage town of Hoian, near the town’s protected nipa palm forest....

enCity Singapore Office has moved to a heritage landmark at 1 Neil Road

enCity Singapore Office has moved to a heritage landmark at 1 Neil Road

09.2020 Singapore: enCity is thrilled to announce that our Singapore office has moved to a new home in one of the historical landmarks at the heart of the country’s business district – One Neil Road, better known as the Jinrikisha Station. Our new office address is: 1...

enCity announced Vice Managing Director of Operations and Research

enCity announced Vice Managing Director of Operations and Research

2020.09 Ho Chi Minh City enCity is proud to appoint Dr. Phi Ho (Ho Long Phi), Senior Consultant in charge of Water Resources Management and Climate Adaptation, as the company’s new Vice Managing Director of Operations and Research. With four decades of experience in...

enCity policy analyst is granted YSEALI Fellowship

enCity policy analyst is granted YSEALI Fellowship

01.2020: Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) We are pleased to announce that Mr. Vu Thanh Cong, our planner and policy analyst at enCity, has been selected by The American Council of Young Political Leaders (ACYPL) to participate in ACYPL’s Young Southeast Asian Leaders...

enCity leader trained Vietnam provincial leaders on planning

enCity leader trained Vietnam provincial leaders on planning

10.2019: Ha Noi (Viet Nam) - enCity joins force with Viet Nam Initiative, the most prestigious think tank of Vietnamese scholars worldwide, to provide training and technical support on development strategy and planning methodology to representatives from 63 provinces...

enCity presented Hai Phong Master Plan to the city leaders

enCity presented Hai Phong Master Plan to the city leaders

09.2019: Hai Phong (Viet Nam) – On the 10th of September 2019, enCity, on behalf of an international consortium consisting of AECOM, enCity, GMAPS, and VIUP, successfully presented “Hai Phong Master Plan Revision 2035, vision to 2050” to the leaders of Haiphong, the...

enCity to plan major Industrial Parks for Becamex IDC

enCity to plan major Industrial Parks for Becamex IDC

  03.2019: Binh Duong (Vietnam) - enCity is engaged by Becamex IDC Corporation, Vietnam’s largest industrial developer, to conduct master plans for three different major industrial and technology parks. The most significant is Long An Industrial Park and Township...