Vietnam-Soviet Friendship Labour Cultural Palace is an architectural and cultural work for exhibitions, scientific conferences, art performances, etc. The project was kicked off on January 01, 1978 on the former foundation of Hanoi Exhibition and Trade fair complex (destroyed due to bomb during World War II) and completed on September 01, 1985.
The work was designed by Soviet architect Garold Grigorevich Isakovich, was built on an area of 3.2 hectares. The complex consists of a four-story main building, 96m-long, 60m-wide, the distance from the road to the highest peak is 33m. There is also a three-story building in parallel with the main building, which is connected by a terraced-rooftop.
The Cultural Palace consists of many large and small chambers that fit for various types and sizes of activities such as performing arts, conferences, seminars, exhibitions. There’re also rooms for clubs and gifted classrooms for teens. Activities can occur simultaneously without interfering the others.
This is one of 36 architecture projects in Ghé 01 architecture book, published by Handhome in September 2018.
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