Ho Chi Minh City


17 October 2016

Megacities: Setting the Scene

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 growing together...

11 June 2014

Highest Helipads

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...

10 October 2011

Prediction and Compensation of Column Shortening for Bitexco Financial Tower

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 columns due...

31 December 2010

Tallest Buildings Completed in 2010

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,...