Italpinas Development Corporation Chairman and CEO Architect Romolo V. Nati spoke at the Next-Generation Property Builders organized by the Philippine Star, a national event and influential platform escalating business networking with the top executives like Mr. Marco R. Antonio, President & CEO of Century Properties Group, Inc. Mr. Jeffrey Ng, President of Cathay Land Inc.
Arch. Nati , a devout advocate of sustainability, talked about “Green Buildings in Emerging Cities in the Philippines”,
Arch. Nati , a devout advocate of sustainability, talked about green buildings in emerging cities in the Philippines, sharing the strategies and architectural technologies which are among the means of the successful accomplishments of Italpinas Development Corporation, a “design-driven developer of sustainable properties focused on emerging cities in the Philippines”.
Expert in green architecture, he emphasized the advantages of promoting sustainable buildings in emerging cities explaining that aside from reducing the overall impact to the environment and on human health. “Green buildings are the key for property developers to achieve sustainable urban development in an environmentally friendly manner. Such structures are defined as environmentally responsible and resource-efficient over their full life cycles and proven to be cost effective with reduced energy requirements,” expressed Arch. Nati.
Italpinas Development Corporation was officially listed in the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) on December 7 2015, only six years after its establishment. As a multi-awarded green developer, IDC’s breakthrough project, the mixed-use two-tower building, Primavera Residences in uptown Cagayan de Oro, has gained international and national accolades. These include the Best-Development Mixed-use Development in the Philippines, awarded by the International Property Awards-Asia Pacific and the First Completed Building in East Asia to be certified by EDGE (Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiency).
This honor was given by the prestigious IFC World Bank Group, the innovator of EDGE software and certification program which was launched a few years back and currently used mostly by building designers and property developers who want their buildings to withstand various climate stresses for a long period of time and command greater value in the market.
Current IDC’s green projects, Primavera City complex, in uptown Cagayan de Oro, recently gained the EDGE Preliminary Certification and the latest high-rise eco-friendly Miramonti Green Residences in Sto. Tomas, Batangas, has been awarded as Best-Development Mixed-use Development in the Philippines, by the International Property Awards-Asia Pacific, a highly acclaimed award in the worldwide property industry.