Incorrespondence of Planning And Implementation of Dongdok: Vientiane’s Sub-Centre From Maps (1991-2030)


The objective of this paper is to present incorrespondence of planning and implementation of a sub-centre named Dongdok through master plan and maps from 1991 to 2030. The study and analysis applied geographic information system (GIS) presenting three factors, land use, road network and boundaries of Dongdok area. Documents analysed in this paper have been accumulated from secondary sources, research papers, document reports, statistical data, relevant legal law including maps and satellite images. This paper summarises evolution and relation between Vientiane and Dongdok. Dongdok area has been planned individually for higher education area of Sisavangvong University since 1958 northward of capital before the master plan of Vientiane. In 1996, many vocational schools were reunified to establish the National University of Laos (NUOL). In 2011, 3rd master plan of Vientiane (2030) included this area as one of five sub-centre with the role of education town, new central business district (CBD) and suburban residential area to decentralise the city of Vientiane. In conclusion, this paper presents that planning of land use from the master plans of Vientiane and of Dongdok cannot lead to implementation. In contrary, development of road network and urban area around NUOL are incorrespondent to planning.

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Jhearmaneechotechai*, P., & Inthavong, D. (2017). Incorrespondence of Planning And Implementation of Dongdok: Vientiane’s Sub-Centre From Maps (1991-2030). In P. A. J. Wahid, P. I. D. A. Aziz Abdul Samad, P. D. S. Sheikh Ahmad, & A. P. D. P. Pujinda (Eds.), Carving The Future Built Environment: Environmental, Economic And Social Resilience, vol 2. European Proceedings of Multidisciplinary Sciences (pp. 106-115). Future Academy.