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Future Vientiane

Vientiane is the capital of the landlocked nation of Laos. It’s the second smallest capital of ASEAN, with a metropolitan population of over 800,000. It’s often described as a big country town, and it certainly feels sleepy if you are coming from Bangkok or Ho Chi Minh City. Things are changing though in this city […]

Bandar Malaysia – New Central Business District and transport hub in Kuala Lumpur

Bandar Malaysia is an urban redevelopment project on the Sungai Besi Airport site in Kuala Lumpur. The 486-acre site will include commercial and residential buildings as well as being a major transport hub. Bandar Malaysia will be the terminal station for the Singapore-KL HSR, and will have connections with Mass Rapid Transit and commuter railways, […]

Spirit of Saigon

Spirit of Saigon is a double-tower development in Ho Chi Minh City. The two towers of 48 and 55 floors are connected by a podium facing the future pedestrian area of the Ben Thanh Central metro station. Its central location opposite the Ben Thanh Market is set to make this development a defining landmark of […]

Bukit Bintang City Centre

Bukit Bintang City Centre (BBCC) is a new urban development in central Kuala Lumpur. This mixed use project includes residential towers, hotels, retail and entertainment spaces, and a transit hub. There are gardens and other open spaces, and the site will include a signature landmark tower. The 19.4-acre property is at the site of the […]

Future Vung Tau

Vung Tau is a coastal city in southern Vietnam. It’s known for being a hub for the gas and oil industry of Vietnam, and for being “The Beach of Saigon”. Vung Tau is in Ba Ria–Vung Tau Province, which is one of the seven provinces that surrounds Ho Chi Minh City. These provinces make up […]

Ho Chi Minh City Metro Concept Map

Ho Chi Minh City Metro Concept Map
If Saigon had a subway like Shanghai - an expanded map of the planned Ho Chi Minh City Metro.