Inaugurated the Vietnam’s highest building – Bitexco Financial Tower

1 Nov
VNRELast night 31/10, Bitexco Financial Tower (BFT) – Vietnam’s highest tower with 68 floors, 262 meters high, was officially inaugurated in Hochiminh City. This lotus-shaped tower is a symbol for the development of Vietnam in the era of international economic integration.


BFT tower was designed by Carlos Zapata, a renowned architect has designed the Cooper Square Hotel in New York and Sodier Field Stadium in Chicago (USA). Structural steel and glass of the building simulated a lotus – the national flower of Vietnam.

Mr.Carlos Zapata shared, “When learning about the cultural significance of the lotus for Vietnam, I found the inspiration to design this building. The lotus symbolizes purity, close-knit and optimism towards the future. With those characteristics, BFT tower will be the typical image representing for the Vietnam people in the region and in the world.”

Here are some sparkling pictures of BFT tower in the grand openning ceremony:









Photos was taken by Le Ha

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