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PLANNINUS DAY 2024: Traditional day of Urban and Regional Department-TDTU

The Planning Department at Ton Duc Thang University (TDTU) was abuzz with energy on January 19, 2024, as it hosted its annual traditional day, Planninus2024. The event drew students, alumni, and faculty members from a variety of departments, creating a tapestry of shared enthusiasm for urban planning and fostering a strong sense of community.
PLANNINUS DAY 2024 unfolded like a captivating story, blending intellectual discourse with moments that touched the heart. The keynote address by Ths Kts Võ Phan Ninh, a luminary in urban planning with 13 years of experience shaping Ho Chi Minh City's districts, captivated the audience. He unveiled the enthralling tale of Thu Duc City, a beacon of innovation born from the merger of Districts 2, 9, and Thu Duc, offering invaluable knowledge for aspiring urban planners.
Joining the discourse from France was Mr. Jonathan Trouillon, the creative visionary behind kobi lighting studio. His expertise in lighting design illuminated the power of illumination in cultivating healthy and sustainable urban environments, sparking the imagination of future urban architects.



Sharing experience fromMr. Jonathan Trouillon Mr. Manuel Garric, Kobi Lighting studio
Sharing from MA. Arch Võ Phan Ninh – Ho Chi Minh city’s Department of Architecture and Planning
Thank you for persons, organizations contributing the the development of the Planning Department-TDTU
Performance from Mr. Giáp, Faculty’s secretary and alumni of the Planning Department
Performance from Mr. Nguyên, alumni of the Planning Department

PLANNINUS DAY 2024 wasn't merely about academic discourse; it was a celebration of the department's achievements and its nurturing community. Scholarships and recognition awards were presented to deserving students, acknowledging their academic excellence and unwavering dedication. A special thank-you ceremony expressed heartfelt gratitude to those who have made invaluable contributions to the department's growth.
To weave magic into the air and uplift spirits, the event featured a captivating musical interlude. Former students, Mr. Giáp and Mr. Nguyên, enthralled the audience with their melodious talents. Mr. Giáp's captivating performance and Mr. Nguyên's rendition of a traditional song instilled a wave of warmth and camaraderie, reminding everyone of the human connections that make urban planning more than just technical expertise.
Bridging the gap between theory and practice, PLANNINUS DAY 2024 welcomed inspiring alumni, Mr. Bảo (K17) and Mr. Tính (K19), to share their real-world experiences. Their journeys, brimming with challenges and triumphs, served as invaluable guidance for current students, equipping them with practical knowledge and igniting their entrepreneurial spirit.
Adding another heartwarming dimension to the event was Mr. Nguyễn Chí Thanh, the CEO and founder of Autotelic studio. Not only did he share his inspiring entrepreneurial journey, but he also generously presented scholarships to deserving students, demonstrating his commitment to nurturing future generations of urban planning professionals.
PLANNINUS DAY 2024 resonated as a resounding success, leaving an indelible mark on all who participated. It was a day that seamlessly blended intellectual discourse with heartwarming moments, fostering a sense of community and shared passion for shaping the future of our cities. The Planning Department at TDTU, through such events, continues to empower its students and alumni to make a positive impact on the world, one well-planned space at a time.