Competition for Conceptual Urban Design for Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Project Brief

Owner People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City, Competition Organizer Committee
Location Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Site area 930 ha
Land use CBD, Office, Commerce, Eduacation, Residential
Planning Term Jul 2007 - Nov 2007
Group Company NSRI


This is an international design competition proposal for the central business district of Ho Chi Minh City. With the key design theme of "Preservation and Development in Balance", the proposal was awarded first prize for its city-scapes respectful of their historic urban context, pedestrian friendly transportation networks and a high potential for realization within the parameters of existing legal thinking. Subsequently Nikken has been commissioned to carry out detailed urban planning.

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