The flower of Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Project

New construction of a town hall

Invited architect competition, 2015 – Competition organizers: Stadt Ho Chi Minh City

ethical

  • Connection between new and existing buildings
  • Creation of an identification point
  • Accessible roof area with landscape carpet
  • Preservation of historical structure

ecological

  • Preservation of historical structure
  • Energy concept: low-tech instead of high-tech
  • Minimization of operating costs through static façade

efficient

  • Use of existing building stock
  • Minimization of operating costs through static façade
  • Flexible, future-oriented layouts
  • Minimization of land use (high-rise building)

GFA

ca. 32.000 m²

Design team

Marc Böhnke, Mario Reale

Planer

ARUP International (SMEP), nworkshop (visualization)

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