Ho Chi Minh City Museum and Library
  • Speciality: Architecture
  • Type: Culture
  • Year: 2016
  • Location: Ho Chi Minh City
  • Total area: 56,263 m2
The Ho Chi Minh City Museum and Library Renovation and Expansion project is one of the most thought-provoking and challenging projects that Ho Thieu Tri and his associates have had the opportunity to participate in. The two existing components, the City Museum and the General Science Library, are located on two independent sites separated by a dividing street. Built in the late 19th century, they carry the historical heritage of Ho Chi Minh City's colonial past. In order to successfully meet the design requirements of preserving and restoring the existing facilities with the constructions of new buildings, a sound long-term vision is required to be defined