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Manila, Philippines—Ayala Land Inc. (ALI), one of the leading developers of sustainable estates in the country, has long been enhancing mobility in its developments by prioritizing pedestrians and public transit facilities in the design and master planning of its estates and malls. To further promote connectivity, ALI has embarked on

Manila, Philippines—Following a successful summer campaign, where Ayala Land’s Ayala Malls (Market! Market!, Greenbelt, Alabang Town Center, Trinoma, Fairview Terraces, and Ayala Center Cebu) enlivened their garden spaces with beautiful orchids, native ferns, and evergreens, Ayala Malls are now into the next phase of their green campaign: planting their own

Manila, Philippines—Armed with energy-efficient and healthy spaces, Menarco Tower, a boutique office development in Bonifacio Global City (BGC), is the first building in the Philippines to register for WELL certification, which measures and monitors the performance of building features that impact the users’ health and well-being through air, water, nourishment, light,

Manila, Philippines—Environment advocate Greenpeace Southeast Asia recently launched the informational campaign “Solar Rooftop Challenge,” which highlights the potentials of producing solar energy in the Philippines. Further, the campaign underscores the long-lasting benefits of using solar energy and busts the myths about renewable energy by showcasing existing solar rooftop installations of

Pampanga, Philippines—A 2.88-megawatt solar power system, which consists of 10,800 solar panels, atop the mall Robinsons Starmills’ 1.77-hectare roof space was launched last Monday, May 30. Via the Philippine News Agency, Robinsons Land President Frederick Go said the solar power system’s 2.88 megawatts will offset about 95 percent of the

Michael Fleming with his wife, Myrna (Photo: Oliver Oliveros) By Trisha Mendoza Manila, Philippines–At the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council’s (HUDCC) recent housing fair at SM Megamall, ABT Insulpanel Limited showcased samples of Compressed Agricultural Fiber (CAF) panels made from wheat and rice straw. At first glance, you wouldn’t

Manila, Philippines—Boutique developer ArthaLand’s Arya Residences Tower II, which is set to be completed in the first quarter of 2016, will soon join the ranks of prominent sustainable buildings in Bonifacio Global City (BGC) in Taguig such as The Mind Museum, Sun Life Financial Headquarters, World Plaza, Megaworld Uptown Place

By Nimfa Joyce Pascua Keeping your home eco-friendly doesn’t only benefit the environment, but also yourself.  In order to live comfortably in your own home while saving energy and reducing electricity consumption, which help fight global warming, we’ve listed down some simple, inexpensive tips you can easily do at home

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia—By 2030, Asia, whose fastest growing Southeast Asian countries include Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines, will consume 45 percent of world energy contributed largely by buildings. That’s according to Panasonic Solutions Asia Pacific, which recently held a property developers’ forum attended by nearly 100 leading real estate professionals

Manila, Philippines—To drum up business and create public awareness about the benefits of solar panels, Solar Philippines is looking at completing solar panel installations on the roofs of more than 20 shopping malls by summer next year. Last year, Solar Philippines completed laying solar panels at SM North EDSA, Robinsons