Palm tree residential area

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New Construction

  • Building Type : Collective housing > 50m
  • Construction Year : 2013
  • Delivery year : 2015
  • Address 1 - street : 100000 HANOI , Other countries
  • Climate zone : [Cfa] Humid Subtropical - Mild with no dry season, hot summer.

  • Net Floor Area : 169 654 m2
  • Construction/refurbishment cost : 120 000 000 €
  • Number of Dwelling : 1 500 Dwelling
  • Cost/m2 : 707.32 €/m2
  • Primary energy need
    16.3 kWhpe/m2.year
    (Calculation method : Other )
Energy consumption
Economical buildingBuilding
< 50A
51 à 90B
91 à 150C
151 à 230D
231 à 330E
331 à 450F
> 450G
Energy-intensive building
​Project: Palm Tree Residential Area, Ecopark, Hung YenBuilding investor: Viet Hung Company (VIHAJICO)Architecture designer: Kume SekkeiTotal land area: 40,100m2Ecopark blocks were designed in accordance with the functional city model with full utilities. The buildings are covered by trees surrounding and water ponds, which are combined harmonizing between citizends and nature. The investor also create new bus lines for citizens and visitors. So that the distance between ecopark and city center may be not a trouble for citizens to come.

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If you had to do it again?

Create a place for PV systems to use renewable energy for some part of the buildings such as hot water heating

Building users opinion

The building with great infrastructure and landscape surrounding. The outdoor activities are often performed here to attract people to live. However, it is quite far from city center.

Energy consumption

  • 16,30 kWhpe/m2.year
  • 43,50 kWhpe/m2.year
  • Other

    Lighting,coolings , fans, hot water heating, other appliances (we do not have specified different energy use)

Envelope performance

  • 1,39 W.m-2.K-1
  • Non-baked brick, low U-value for better insulation concrete (light coloured painting) + plasterboard
    (Uvalue is ~1.39 W/m2K)

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Real final energy consumption

    40,00 kWhfe/m2.year

    40,00 kWhfe/m2.year

    2 015


    • No heating system
    • Individual electric boiler
    • Others
    • Natural ventilation
    • No renewable energy systems

    Domestic solar water systens are installed in only private houses but not in the highrise buildings.
    Street lights use solar energy.

    Guidelines for wind flows: + Tower only, no podium to allow more channels for air to move at ground level + Staggered tower arrangement across park. + Taller tower along edge of park to accelerate air movement through wind tunnel effect.

Urban environment

    Trees are grown for shading and water ponds are installed for evaprative cooling. Reducing the concrete surface by weed area is to increase permeable surface.
    More weed and trees surface helps to reduce heat island effect.
    Water ponds also reduce the heat by 2-3°C sorrounding the buildings. Ecopark offers a comprehensive environment where communities live, work, and relax. Creating opportunities for personal and professional growth, Ecopark is a place where families can live healthy, safe and comfortable lives and professionals can seek quality employment. Residents can enjoy a modern lifestyle within their resort-like community, while visitors can immerse themselves in the relaxing ambience of Ecopark’s lush, picturesque landscape.

  • 40 100,00 m2
  • 9 020,00 %
  • 31 080,00


    Non-baked brick, low U-value for better insulation


    5th floor VG Building, 235 Nguyen trai stree, thanh xuan, Hanoi


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    Non-baked brick, low U-value for better insulation
    concrete (light coloured painting) + plasterboard (Uvalue is ~1.39 W/m2K)

    Meet the requirement of EEBC 09:2013/BXD

Construction and exploitation costs

  • 64 000 000

Energy bill

  • 384 000,00

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