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Ben Thanh Towers – Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Posted in Under Construction by Johnathan Duong on September 27, 2012

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Building:  Ben Thanh Towers
Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Status: Under Construction
Architect: Arquitectonica
Structural Engineer: Leslie E. Robertson Associates
Mechanical & Electrical Design: DSA Engineering

AE Interest:  high rise tower, glass facade, two towers on top of a podium for stability, steel design structure, represents the Vietnamese myth of the Two Dragons, two cantilevers at the top represent the heads of the dragons while the glass cube right beneath represents pearls in the dragons’ mouths


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