Keangnam Tower: The Skyscraper Hanoi and Vietnam's tallest building
In Hanoi, capital of Vietnam, stands the tallest of all Vietnam, the skyscraper Keangnam, officially called Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower. With its 336 meters and 70 floors this colossus of steel and glass, it is still under construction, will house offices of the Keangnam Viña Sur-Coreana company, hotels, shops, Convention Centers and apartments.
Keangnam Tower FactsAlthough the skyscraper is still under construction, its altitude of 336 metres (345 m if you include the antenna) has superseded to the Torre Bitexco in Ho Chi Minh City, as the tallest building in Vietnam. The Keangnam Tower occupies put 26 of the raking of the world's tallest buildings and since 17 of the world's highest offices for rent.
The Keangnam Hanoi skyscraper it houses 70 plants (4 underground floors) and at the top, a heliport. This tower occupies an area of more than 579.000 m2. The total investment exceeds the trillion dollars. This building will be the future headquarters at Keangnam Vin of South Korea company Vietnam.
skyscrapers Hanoi - Skyscraper Keangnam
The complex consists of three towers, the main tower, Keangnam Tower (336 meters), is guarded by another 2 towers (212 meters), 47 stories high, which will be used primarily to house apartments. Lower levels in surface and will be the future of the building complex parking (cars and motorcycles).
skyscrapers Hanoi - Torre Keangnam
Curiosities Keangnam Hanoi SkyscraperThe project should be completed in 2011, but we fear that the opening of the skyscraper will have to postponed.
The Tower, in addition to beat the record of height, has also beaten the record of labour accidents and a long list of incidents. In July 2009, 4 workers were killed falling from a considerable height, and in February 2011, 2 others killed for the same reason.
5 A fire ravaged the 2nd floor during March 2010 and in October of the same year, some debris fell to the ground, injuring a passer-by who was walking through the area.
Keangnam Tower AddressThe skyscraper is located on the outskirts of the city, South West of Hanoi, at the junction of Pham Hung streets and Đường Mễ Tri (see map of Hanoi directly or google maps). It takes about 20 minutes ' drive from Lake Hoan Kiem.
Tower in Hanoi - Torre Keangnam
Videos of Keangnam Hanoi SkyscraperThe construction zone where stands the tallest skyscraper in all of Vietnam, the building Keangnam (Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower). Construction work not yet completed.
The district where they are building the Tower of Hanoi Keangnam (outside the city). Right where we were, a government building that resembles Vietnamese (bridging gaps) to Terminal 4 of Madrid Barajas Airport.
A couple of videos at the foot of the Tower of Hanoi Keangnam. As you can see, the complex will consist of several towers. The main building (and higher) is a skyscraper in Hanoi (Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower).
Skyscrapers photos Keangnam Hanoi
Skyscraper complex photosIn the pictures you can see the entire complex, still under construction, where the tower stands Keangnam (Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower). In the pictures you can see the surrounding towers, 212 meters high, which however did not seem as high as 345 meters the tallest building in Vietnam, make shadow over them.
Keangnam Tower in Hanoi
Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower
Area photos Hanoi skyscraperIn this picture we can see very clearly, that the area chosen for the construction of skyscrapers is the expansion zone of the city of Hanoi. Such a construction area at the moment has a somewhat bleak landscape.
Keangnam Hanoi Tower
House photos next to the tower KeangnamIn the streets adjacent to the tower, huge towers have been built to house the hives growing population of Vietnam. Although these buildings, new construction, have a quite unfortunate and poor, due to the low quality of the materials used.
Block of flats near the Skyscraper Keangnam
Construction area of Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower Skyscraper
Highrise in Hanoi
David and Goliath: a small family house has found its place among both colossus.
Small family house near Hanoi skyscraper
Photos from Hanoi TowerAs we move away from the Tower Keangnam, we again enter the busy city of Hanoi, with their bikes and chaotic traffic.
Photos Hanoi. Skyscrapers Hanoi (Vietnam)
Matter of perspective: to be the tallest building in the country, as we move away just a few hundred meters, the great Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower is not impressed at all.
Keangnam Tower Hanoi (Vietnam)
Lower perspective buildingThings change when we are at the foot of skyscrapers, with reason is the highest point in the country.
Vietnam skyscraper - Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower
On the way to the skyscraper
Grand Plaza Shopping CentreDuring our ride on motorbike by Hanoi, on the way to the skyscraper, we encounter a modern, European, and enormous shopping mall, named Grand Plaza.
Grand Plaza Shopping Centre
Video Grand Plaza shopping center in HanoiA video of the Grand Plaza shopping center in Hanoi, who is on his way to skyscrapers. Inside there is also a hotel and several restaurants. Having got everything... fewer people.
Photos from the future skyscraper Hanoi areaAll great city that boasts, dreaming of a skyline, Hanoi is no exception. The Government of Vietnam has designed this area of the city of Hanoi to concentrate towers and skyscrapers of any corporation wishing to establish its headquarters in the capital of the Asian country. Still a lot, but one day, hopefully not too distant, the urban landscape of this ancient city, is very different to the current.
Skyscraper Zone Hanoi