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Group announces design contest for tower in Quy Nhon city, Binh Dinh province.
The Hoa Sen Group announced a design contest for its Hoa Sen Tower project in south-central Binh Dinh province on August 10.
“The project includes hotels, condominiums and a shopping center,” Chairman Mr. Le Phuoc Vu said at a ceremony announcing the contest. “An underground tunnel will link it to Sea Park, with a beautiful aquarium and entertainments areas.”
“The project’s shopping center, hotel and condominiums are of international standard and it is the province’s largest project,” he went on. “In order to satisfy expectations regarding the architectural design, Hoa Sen has decided to hold a contest with leading architecture firms from around the region and the world participating.”
The contest will be held from August 10 to October 25, with prizes totaling VND3.5 billion ($157,000). First prize is a memorial medal and VND1.6 billion ($71,760), with the winner also prioritized to negotiate with Hoa Sen over further designs in the project.
Second prize is a memorial medal and VND650 million ($29,152), while third prize is a memorial medal and VND330 million ($14,800). Every design that meets the requirements of Hoa Sen will receive financial support of VND100 million ($4,500) along with a memorial medal.
“We hope that the contest will provide an opportunity for participants to express their passion and creativity,” Mr. Vu said. Results will be announced on October 25. All entries will be showcased on October 25 and 26 at the Rex Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.
Hoa Sen Tower is to be built on a site of 6,900 sq m in Quy Nhon city, opposite a large park attached to one of the most beautiful beaches in Vietnam and will become an ideal destination for both domestic and foreign tourists.
The project is expected to allow Quy Nhon city to maximize its existing potential and develop tourism into a spearhead economic sector in Binh Dinh in the future. It will also benefit local residents through providing shopping and entertainment activities of the highest quality and is expected to bring investment opportunities for investors in the future.
Chairman of the Hoa Sen Group, Mr. Le Phuoc Vu, announces the design contest
The contest's Judging Panel
Director of the Binh Department of Construction, Mr. Dao Quy Tieu, addresses the announcement ceremony
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