Environment Thu Thiem new urban area preps for climate change: JLL By Thanh Thom Monday, Apr 6, 2020,10:21 (GMT+7) Thu Thiem new urban area preps for climate change: JLLBy Thanh Thom A bird’s eye view of the Thu Thiem New Urban Area in District 2, HCMC – PHOTO: THANH HOA HCMC – The Thu Thiem New Urban Area in HCMC has prepared itself for climate change by adapting its development to natural conditions, said an international property market consultant. Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) Vietnam said in a statement that Thu Thiem, across from the city’s business district along the Saigon River, has incorporated man-made canals, lakes and mangrove areas into its master plan to accommodate changing tidal levels and flooding. This kind of foresight has become essential for many Southeast Asian cities. Amid a phenomenal pace of economic growth, the region is also one of the world’s most vulnerable to the impact of climate change. JLL Vietnam said progress in Thu Thiem is finally being seen after a period of limbo for the last decade due to compensation issues and slow infrastructure development. “Looking back, Thu Thiem’s late start might have given it an advantage in terms of learning from other cities as it prepares… Read full this story
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