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Manila, Philippines—Two of the main events at the World Building and Construction Expo (WorldBex) this year are the “Architect’s Gallery” and the “City of Tomorrow” exhibit.  Supporting this year’s theme “Shaping Innovations Toward Sustainability,” these main events showcase how sustainable and innovative practices are incorporated in various building and construction

Manila, Philippines—Eco-friendly Hotel101 Resort-Boracay will soon rise on the beachfront of the 150-hectare Boracay Newcoast. a Megaworld tourism estate development. The planned hotel resort will have 1,001-rooms, which is touted the biggest number so far in terms of hotel room count in the Philippines. “Our group is proud to be

Manila, Philippines—Ayala Land Inc. (ALI) and Eton Properties Philippines Inc. (EPPI), two of the country’s leading property developers, recently launched Parklinks, a 35-hectare sustainable urban development spanning Pasig and Quezon City. The joint development is thoughtfully master-planned to maximize access to parks and open spaces, which would be a mere

Going green doesn’t necessarily have to cost more money. To start with, here are seven easy things you can do as sustainable initiatives. Unplug Things That Glow Anything that glows after you turn it off continues to draw power, including LED (light-emitting diode) devices. All your appliances and gadgets such

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