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Cavite, Philippines – Real estate company Megaworld, which develops large-scale, mixed-use communities, is building its first upscale residential village, the Arden Botanical Village, inside the 251-hectare Arden Botanical Estate in Trece Martires City. The Ardent Botanical Estate is a joint project of Megaworld and subsidiary Global Estate Resorts Inc. Both

Laguna, Philippines—Publicly-listed real estate developer Arthaland recently broke ground at Sevina Park in Biñan City, Laguna. This Arthaland mixed-used community aims to be sustainable and strives to get the nod of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design’s (LEED) neighborhood development certification team. Master planned by US-based design firm Sasaki

Manila, Philippines–DoubleDragon Plaza in DD Meridian Park, Pasay City, has received its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold green building certification. Given by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the certification recognizes the best-in-class green building design strategies and practices such as reduced construction waste, increased recycled content,

Manila, Philippines–DoubleDragon Properties Corp., alongside FP Island Energy Corporation, has inaugurated a 1,098-panel high-efficiency solar installation at the rooftop of DoubleDragon Plaza, DD Meridian Park, in Pasay City. This solar installation at DoubleDragon Plaza, which is LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver pre-certified, is expected to displace 418

Pampanga, Philippines—Clark Development Corporation (CDC) has signed a lease agreement with ISOC Holdings Inc. to develop a seven-hectare sustainable and energy-efficient resort-entertainment complex in the Clark Freeport and Special Economic Zone, which covers parts of Pampanga and Tarlac. A P6-billion investment, Isoc Holdings’ planned resort-entertainment complex, designed by Aidea Design,

Manila, Philippines—Construction solutions company Holcim Philippines Inc. has partnered with the University of the Philippines (UP) for an elective course, Holcim Philippines’ sustainable construction course, which aims to teach civil engineering students the best practices of sustainable construction. Guest lecturers and industry experts will discuss topics such as sustainable design,

By Rhema Vinoya, Jekelyn Nisola Firms worldwide are becoming more environmentally aware and responsible. The overall impact of their buildings to people and to the environment is now an important consideration. The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) commenced LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) in America in 2000 and

Luljetta’s Hanging Garden If you’re thinking of doing something new this summer, visiting some of the farm resorts that are not too far from the metro would be a great one! The mere sight of lush green pasturelands and the flock of small brown birds flying against the blue skies

All households rely on utilities such as electricity and water service to meet our basic daily necessities, especially during the summer months where energy consumption rises and so does the cost. By practicing energy and water conservation, you can develop habits not just to reduce energy usage and save money

By Kay Cabanilla, Jannelle Buguis Every property developer in the Philippines—from Arthaland to SM Investments Corporation—adopts various methods to help conserve water and energy. Listed below are some of their laudable efforts: SM Investments Corporation Known for optimizing energy utilization and minimize consumption, SM Investments Corporation has been integrating environment-friendly