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Marcus Ingle, Ellen Bassett, Shpresa Halimi offer eco-city study workshop in Vietnam
Author: Currently
Posted: October 24, 2011

Marcus Ingle and Ellen Bassett, Urban and Public Affairs faculty; Shpresa Halimi, Sustainable Solutions faculty; and a group of PSU students and Portland planners offered a three-day study workshop in Hoi An, Vietnam, in September. They shared best practices for making Hoi An into Vietnam's first eco-city, which includes plans for green transportation, tourism, resource use, and preservation. The workshop was also sponsored by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-HABITAT, and the People Committee of Hoi An.