Ho Chi Minh City Facts

150m+ Buildings 16 Completed4 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings 1 Completed
Tallest Building Vincom Landmark 81 (461 m)
Global Ranking #61 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #38 in Asia by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #1 in Vietnam by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building Bitexco Financial Tower (2010)
Average Building Age 3 years
Most Common Function Mixed-use, 58%
Most Common Material Concrete, 94%

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings.

Buildings See All Buildings in City

1   Vincom Landmark 81 2018 461 m
2   Bitexco Financial Tower 2010 263 m
3   The One Ho Chi Minh City West Tower - 240 m
4   The One Ho Chi Minh City East Tower - 218 m
5   Vietcombank Tower 2015 206 m
6   Saigon Centre 2 2017 194 m
7   Vinhomes Central Park Residential Tower 12 2017 185 m
8   Vinhomes Central Park Residential Tower 9 2016 184 m
9   Vinhomes Central Park Residential Tower 13 2017 180 m
10   The Central 2 2016 176 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   Empire 88 Tower - 333 m
2   SJC Tower - 200 m
3   Saigon Panaroma 2 2019 180 m
4   Satra-Tax Plaza - 165 m
5   Eximbank Headquarters - 163 m
6   Lavenue Crown 2021 160 m
7   BIDV Tower - 152 m
8   Novaland Tower - 130 m
9   Icon D2 Tower 1 - 106 m
10   Dragon Tower - -
1   Vincom Landmark 81 2018 461 m
2   Empire 88 Tower - 333 m
3   Bitexco Financial Tower 2010 263 m
4   The One Ho Chi Minh City West Tower - 240 m
5   The One Ho Chi Minh City East Tower - 218 m
6   Vietcombank Tower 2015 206 m
7   SJC Tower - 200 m
8   Saigon Centre 2 2017 194 m
9   Vinhomes Central Park Residential Tower 12 2017 185 m
10   Vinhomes Central Park Residential Tower 9 2016 184 m
  Completed   Under Constr.   Proposed

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CTBUH Initiatives

2018 Global Walking Tour: Walking on Water
20 Jul-7 Oct 2018 – Event Invite

2018 Global Walking Tour: Walking on Water Reports
2 Aug 2018 – Tour Report

Sustainable Strategies for High-Rise Buildings Seminar
18 Oct 2017 – Event Report

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CTBUH Initiatives Related to Ho Chi Minh City

2018 Global Walking Tour: Walking on Water Reports
2 Aug 2018 – Tour Report
This year's 2018 Global Walking Tour explored the role of tall buildings along waterfronts and other natural settings.
Sustainable Strategies for High-Rise Buildings Seminar
18 Oct 2017, Ho Chi Minh City – Event Report
Vietnam Green Building Council (VGBC), in coordination with CTBUH Vietnam, organized a seminar with the title “Sustainable Strategies for High-Rise Buildings.”
CTBUH Vietnam Hosts Inaugural Event
7 Oct 2016, Ho Chi Minh City – Event Report
The CTBUH Vietnam Chapter hosted an inaugural event to introduce the Council to a Vietnamese audience and explain its role within the skyscraper industry.
Warm Weather Spaces Walking Tours 2015
17 Sep 2015 – Tour Report
The CTBUH Urban Habitat / Urban Design Committee organized guided walking tours of 16 cities around the globe, focusing on urban habitats around tall buildings.
CTBUH Releases Tallest Buildings Completed in 2010
Dec 2010 – CTBUH Journal Paper
In a year dominated by news coverage of the new “World’s Tallest Building” – Burj Khalifa, Dubai – one may be surprised to learn that, besides being the year in which a building first surpassed the…

Global News

Landmark 81's Retail Center Opens in Ho Chi Minh City
30 Jul 2018 – The shopping center within a 461-meter tower, the…

New Photos Show Ho Chi Minh City’s Upcoming Tallest Skyscraper Has Topped Out
9 Apr 2018 – Photos reveal that Vincom Landmark 81 in Ho Chi…

Videos

Ecoskyscrapers and Ecomimesis: New Tall Building Typologies
Mar 2008 – Ken Yeang, Llewelyn Davies Yeang

Research Papers

Megacities: Setting the Scene
Oct 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue IV

Highest Helipads
Jun 2014 – CTBUH Journal, 2014 Issue II

Prediction and Compensation of Column Shortening for Bitexco Financial Tower
Oct 2011 – CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference

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Papers Related to Ho Chi Minh City

Megacities: Setting the Scene
Oct 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue IV; Daniel Safarik, Shawn Ursini & Antony Wood; Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
The rise of the megacity presents unprecedented opportunities to understand the human urbanization phenomenon, and to observe the effects of multicore, polycentric cities…
Highest Helipads
Jun 2014 – CTBUH Journal, 2014 Issue II; CTBUH Research
In this installment of Tall Buildings in Numbers, CTBUH considers how helipads are used on skyscrapers, and which are the highest in the world. The results were somewhat…
Prediction and Compensation of Column Shortening for Bitexco Financial Tower
Oct 2011 – CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; Seongdeok Kang, Jaesung Choi, Hakseong Kim & Inki Kim, Hyundai Architects & Engineers Associates
The effects of column shortening, both elastic and inelastic, take on added significance need special consideration in design and construction. Axial shortening of…
Tallest Buildings Completed in 2010
Dec 2010 – CTBUH Journal, 2011 Issue I; CTBUH Research
In a year dominated by news coverage of the new “World’s Tallest Building” – Burj Khalifa, Dubai – one may be surprised to learn that, besides being the year in which a…

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