the river cliff
location
ho chi minh, vietnam
type of commission
shortlisted competition
client
capital land
cost
confidential
site
2 ha
program

mixed use

status
competition
project team
manuel der hagopian, grégoire du pasquier, nicolas moser, le quang, le hai anh, do quoc hoan, nicolae petrencu, mathilde ruiz, nguyen ngoc thuong, françois salmona , nguyen duc cuong, nguyen van thanh, nguyen trung hieu
consultants
nagecco
project date
2015-2016

The saigon river cliffs development defines itself as a new landmark, linking the city to the qualities of the waterfront. The sculptural massing offers transcending points of views, both towards the city and the riverside, producing a clear statement through its omnidirectional organization. The overall identity of the new complex it’s ensured by a homogeneous architectural language and strategy. Each tower benefits, both from a clear orientation, underlined by a play of frames and fins on the facade, and a volumetric differentiation provided by an enjoyable variation of heights, punctuating the skyline. The playful skyline is offering harmonious declivities and summits, allowing the whole cluster to enjoy the qualities of its surroundings, and react to possible future evolutions.