Changes in the Building Stock of Da Nang between 2015 and 2017

Andreas Braun, Gebhard Warth, Felix Bachofer, Tram Thi Quynh Bui, Hao Tran, Volker Hochschild
2020 Data  
This descriptor introduces a novel dataset, which contains the number and types of buildings in the city of Da Nang in Central Vietnam. The buildings were classified into nine distinct types and initially extracted from a satellite image of the year 2015. Secondly, changes were identified based on a visual interpretation of an image of the year 2017, so that new buildings, demolished buildings and building upgrades can be quantitatively analyzed. The data was aggregated by administrative wards
more » ... nd a hexagonal grid with a diameter of 250 m to protect personal rights and to avoid the misuse of a single building's information. The dataset shows an increase of 19,391 buildings between October 2015 and August 2017, with a variety of interesting spatial patterns. The center of the city is mostly dominated by building changes and upgrades, while most of the new buildings were constructed within a distance of five to six kilometers from the city center.
doi:10.3390/data5020042 fatcat:ludi7vic45fgdiorhqnt4laxgy