SM Prime Holdings Inc. (SM Prime) launched the tallest construction in its portfolio to-date — the 50-story Mega Tower situated within the SM Megamall Advanced within the panorama of the Ortigas Central Enterprise District (CBD).
SM Workplaces collaborated with Miami-based architectural agency Arquitectonica, architect-on-record W.V. Coscolluela & Associates, and LEED (Management in Engineering and Environmental Design) Guide C.A. Tatlonghari for the colossal construction’s modern design and curvilinear sculptural kind.
The Mega Tower was constructed for environment friendly density planning, with a core workspace of 92,055 sq. meters and a minimal 2,000 sq. meters of typical leasable area per ground to cater to numerous enterprise necessities within the Ortigas CBD.
Integrating inexperienced expertise remained a precedence for SM Prime because the developer labored towards decreasing the environmental impression of its operations and leasable areas. To this finish, the Mega Tower construction shall be awarded a LEED Gold certification.
“Along with our companions, the profitable completion of Mega Tower is testomony to SM Prime’s means to ship high quality inexperienced workspaces to the market,” SM Prime Business Properties Group Vice President Alexis Ortiga mentioned.
“We’re proud to contribute to the Ortigas CBD skyline and to deliver to market an environmentally pleasant and premium improvement that promotes the well-being of our tenants,” mentioned Ortega.
Consistent with this dedication, SM Workplaces employed low-carbon methods for its workplace and business developments. Mega Tower is designed to make the most of 14 p.c much less vitality, constructed with a double-glazed facade that retains warmth out whereas its workplace areas use energy-efficient air-conditioning tools, lighting, lifts and escalators. The constructing additionally consumes 30 p.c much less water by way of using water environment friendly fixtures and non-potable water for its panorama irrigation system.
Mega Tower’s strategic location and proximity to SM Megamall, numerous institutional places of work, public parks, and residential subdivisions and condominiums inside the Ortigas CBD additionally makes the constructing exceptionally accessible. The construction additionally allotted parking areas for low-emitting and fuel-efficient automobiles, in addition to entry to various modes of transportation, together with practice, public buses and jeeps, and shuttle vans.
With state-of-the artwork options, the Mega Tower lives as much as its picture of being a premium workplace constructing whereas serving as a mannequin of how future business developments ought to handle social and environmental challenges.