CTBUH Silver Member

Archetype Group


Member Since: 2014

Member Offices: Ho Chi Minh City

With more than 1,100 employees, Archetype Group is one of the largest private construction consultancies in Asia Pacific with core services in Architecture & Master Planning, Building & Infrastructure Engineering, Industrial & Process Engineering and Project, Construction & Cost Management. Our expertise covers key construction sectors such as buildings & real estate, industry & manufacturing and energy & infrastructure.

Since 2002, Archetype has been involved in many different projects. Our built references include prestigious projects such as the MahaNakhon Tower in Bangkok, the Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai, Capital Place (Four Seasons Hotel) in Jakarta, Saigon Pearl in Ho Chi Minh City, the Siem Reap International Airport, the Shangri-La hotel in Ulaanbataar, the Landmark in Yangon and Rue Lauriston in Paris.

Archetype’s Industrial division has now increased to more than 500 employees in the region following the recent acquisition of Tebodin Asia-Pacific, already well-known for its work in this sector. This acquisition positions us as one of the market leaders for industrial projects in the region. Our extensive portfolio of industrial references includes factories and complexes for such companies as Crown, Heineken, Khmer Brewery, Knauf, ABB, Dow Chemicals, Procter & Gamble, Schneider, Heinz, Unilever, Danone, Coca Cola, Campbells, Mondelez, and Exxonmobil.

Archetype Group has also subsidiaries in Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, France, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Laos, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam with more than 1,100 project references.

Fields of Expertise

Architecture; Civil Engineering; Cost Consulting; Engineering, Other; Interior Design; Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing; Project Management; Urban Design

Membership details

Membership Level


Member Since


Member Offices

  • Ho Chi Minh City




Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Never Completed




Competition Entry


Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation


Under Demolition




314 m / 1,030 ft


Four Seasons Private Residences

299.5 m / 983 ft


Shangri-La Ulaanbaatar Hotel

91.5 m / 300 ft


Max Elite Tower 1

63.5 m / 208 ft


Max Elite Tower 2

63.5 m / 208 ft


King Power MahaNakhon

Award of Excellence: King Power MahaNakhon

Best Tall Building 300-399 meters 2019

Ctbuh Leaders

Tony Mills

Tony Mills

CTBUH Country Representative, 2014 – 2016


Michel Cassagnes

Michel Cassagnes

CTBUH Regional Representative, 2014 – Present

Phnom Penh

Pierre-Jean Malgouyres

Pierre-Jean Malgouyres

CTBUH Regional Representative, 2016 – 2020

Ho Chi Minh City

Building Completions Timeline



17 October 2016

Challenges and Specificities for Project Management of Tall Buildings in South and Southeast Asia

This paper is based on some of our best experiences in providing project management services for tall buildings in South and Southeast Asia. The procurement...


150 m+ Buildings

300 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

5 Years

Most Common Function*

Residential, 3 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Concrete, 5 Buildings

* Based on 150 m+ buildings currently in the database.


*Based on 9 Completed & Under Construction Buildings

Building Completions Timeline


Construction Time Chart

NOTE: Construction start time is not available for all buildings. The average construction time is only displayed if there is three or more buildings with construction start and complete data in that year.


Gross-to-Net Height

NOTE: Gross-to-Net Height is defined as architectural height minus height of highest occupied floor. Therefore, the Gross-to-Net Height is only calculated for buildings that have both the architectural height and the highest occupied floor height recorded.