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Landmark 81

Vinhomes Landmark 81
LM81 NhonHuynh 5-8-2018.jpg
Landmark 81 in August 2018
Alternative namesVinhomes Central Park Landmark 81
Record height
Tallest in Vietnam since 2018[I]
Preceded byLandmark 72
General information
StatusComplete
TypeMixed-use
Architectural styleNeo-futurism
LocationBình Thạnh District, Ho Chi Minh city
AddressVinhomes Central Park, Phường 22, Bình Thạnh, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
Town or cityHo Chi Minh City
CountryVietnam
Coordinates
Groundbreaking13 December 2014
Construction started2015
Completed2018
Opened2018
Inaugurated27 July 2018
OwnerVinhomes
Height
Architectural461.2 metres (1,513 ft)
Tip469.5 metres (1,540 ft)
Roof396.9 metres (1,302 ft)
Observatory382.7 metres (1,256 ft)
Technical details
Floor count81
Floor area241,000 m2 (2,590,000 sq ft)
Lifts/elevators29
Design and construction
Architecture firmAtkins
DeveloperVinhomes
Structural engineerARUP
Services engineerAurecon, Mace, CotecCons
Main contractorCoteccons
Known forTallest building in Vietnam, tallest building in Southeast Asia
Other information
Number of rooms450

Landmark 81 is a super-tall skyscraper in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.[1] The investor and primary developer for the project is Vinhomes, a Vietnamese corporation that is also the country's largest real-estate company. Landmark 81 is the tallest building in Vietnam, the tallest completed building in Southeast Asia as of July 2018 and the 14th tallest building in the world.[2]

The 461.15 metres (1,513.0 ft) tall, 81-storey building is built on the western banks of the Saigon River in the city's Binh Thanh District, located just north of Ho Chi Minh City's historic center and to the immediate south of Saigon Bridge. The tower is at the heart of the $1.5 billion high-end mixed-use urban area called Vinhomes Central Park. The development comprises hotel and conference facilities, luxury apartments, high-end retail spaces, restaurants, bars, and a multi-story observation deck at the tower's crown.

History

View of Landmark 81 with surrounding high-rises

The ground-breaking ceremony for the tower was held on 13 December 2014. In October 2017, construction finished on 69 floors of its 81 floors, and with a height of 270 metres (890 ft), it surpassed the Bitexco Financial Tower to become the tallest building in Ho Chi Minh City. By January 2018, construction has finished on all floors, with only the spire and crown remaining to be built. On 10 April 2018, the last segment of the crown spire was added, architecturally completing Landmark 81. [3] The building's base, which takes up 6 floors with a total space of 50,000 m2 (540,000 sq ft), was opened officially on 27 July 2018 to mark the 25th anniversary of its owner's parent company, Vingroup.[4] The observation deck, named Skyview, opened on 28 April 2019. The deck, spanning from floor 79 at 369.65 m (1,212.8 ft) to floor 81 at 382.65 m (1,255.4 ft), is currently Vietnam's highest observation deck. Ticket ranges from 405,000 VND (17.4 USD) for children to 810,000 VND (34.8 USD) for adults.[5][6]

Floor plan

The following is a breakdown of floors.[7]

Floor Use
79–81 Skydeck Observatory
78 Mechanical
42–77 Vinpearl Hotel
6–40 Residential
5 Residential lounge, retail
4 Residential clubhouse, retail
B1–3 Retail
B2–B3 Parking

Fire

At around 15:48 on 11 November 2018, a fire occurred on the 64th floor caused by welding activities. The fire was quickly controlled and did not cause any damage to the property.

Gallery

See also

References

  1. ^ "Landmark 81". The Skyscraper Center. Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. Retrieved May 15, 2015.
  2. ^ "100 Future Tallest Buildings in the World by Height to Architectural Top". The Skyscraper Center. Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. Retrieved 11 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Unicons – Coteccons Group đưa Landmark 81 trở thành tòa nhà cao nhất Đông Nam Á". Unicons Facebook (in Vietnamese). Retrieved 11 April 2018.
  4. ^ VnExpress. "Vietnam's tallest Landmark opens for business - VnExpress International".
  5. ^ "Giá vé các đài quan sát cao nhất thế giới ra sao so với Landmark 81?". Zing.vn. Retrieved 1 May 2019.
  6. ^ "YDL #75: Choáng ngợp trên đỉnh đài quan sát Landmark 81 cao nhất Đông Nam Á". Yêu Máy Bay - YouTube. Retrieved 1 May 2019.
  7. ^ ^ "How wonderful is Landmark 81"

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Records
Preceded by
Keangnam Landmark 72
Tallest Building in Vietnam
2018–present
461.2 m
Succeeded by
None
Preceded by
Bitexco Financial Tower
Tallest Building in Ho Chi Minh City
2018–present
461.2 m
Succeeded by
None