Monday, 17 March 2014

Crone Partners & The Australian Government in the Philippines

The Australian Government recently invited Greg Crone and Michael Banak to join an Official Business Delegation accompanying Trade and Investment Minister Andrew Robb AO MP in The Philippines.

The 3 day program was attended by a small delegation of key Australian Businesses. Crone Partners were invited into discussions on Trade opportunities between Australia and The Philippines and the Typhoon Yolanda relief efforts with various groups including Foreign Affairs Minister Julia Bishop, Trade and Investment Minister Andrew Robb and NSW Premier Barry O’Farrel.

Crone Partners 10 years of commitment delivering award winning projects in the Philippines, has developed long standing relationships with key members of the business community, the Australian government in the Philippines and contributing on the ground knowledge for the delegation visiting Manila.

Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Vertical Garden Living in the heart of AYALA Centre

Ayala Land Premier’s Garden Towers Residential Development lives in the heart of Makati’s retail district. Crone Partners 2012 design incorporates 2 towers, each 51 storeys and housing 340 residences.

Key environmental features of the design, endemic to the Crone Design Methodology include; Flexible sun rooms, sky gardens, green walls, extensive landscaped amenity areas and spectacular garden lobby drop-off.

The photograph below shows early ground works on site, due for completion 2017. A room with a view taken from the Holiday Inn in Makati.

Thursday, 6 March 2014

Arya Residences - Greening the Fort

Crone Partners designed the boutique residential development, Arya Residences for client ArthaLand in 2010. Since then, the building has won multiple design awards, most recently for best Architectural Design, at the East Asia Property Awards 2013.
Arya Residences, is the first Green Rated residential building in the Philippines, with both LEED gold and BERDE ratings to its expanding portfolio.
Walking around the site last week, we took the opportunity to take photographs of the high-rise residential building under construction in Fort Bonifacio City. This is a shot of Tower 1, due for handover in April 2014.