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3/15/16

SOM in the Press

Sustainable Skylines: The Future of Green Architecture in Metro Manila

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Source: Rappler

The real estate industry in Metro Manila is currently experiencing a major surge in development. Scaffolding is now a constant element on city streets while new structures are seemingly being built on every corner.

But behind the rising skylines, the big question looms: can all this progress also translate to a greener future for the city?

During a recent press conference, ArthaLand shed light on the importance of sustainable growth for urbanized cities such as Metro Manila. The boutique developer brought in Jonathan Stein and Ame Engelhart, Hong Kong- and USA-based architects from the firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM).

Over breakfast, Stein and Engelhart shared their design vision behind ArthaLand Century Pacific Tower, Arthaland’s latest development in Bonifacio Global City.

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