Offices

65-STOREY AJMAN TOWER AND 17-STOREY PARKING BUILDING
The project is a 65-storey office and residential building and a 17-storey parking building located in Dubai, UAE.

The main tower has a total floor area of about 110,000 sq.m. and the structure consists of a reinforced concrete dual framing system resting on a bored pile foundation system.

The parking building has a total floor area of about 36,000 sq.m. and the structure consists of a reinforced concrete moment resisting framing system resting on a bored pile foundation system.

ACO performed the detailed Architectural and Engineering design for the project.

ACCRA LAW TOWER
The project is a 27-storey I.T. and office building located in the Fort Bonifacio Glabal City, Taguig City. The project is owned by Ascendas Corporation of Singapore and is the corporate office of the ACCRA law firm.

The building has a total floor area of about 30,500 sq.m., with commercial areas at the ground floor, parking areas at the 2nd to 7th floor, and office areas at the eight to 27th floors.

The structure consists of a reinforced concrete dual framing system and is resting on a shallow foundation.

ACO performed the detailed structural engineering design for the project.

SM SOUTHMALL BPO BUILDING
The project is a 10-storey BPO building located in the SM Southmall compound, Alabang-Zapote Rd, Las Pinas, Metro Manila. The project is owned by SM Prime Holdings, Inc.

The building will have commercial areas at the ground floor, parking areas at the second to fifth floors, and BPO areas at the sixth to tenth floors. The building will have a total floor area of about 76,000 sq.m.

ACO in association with Casas+Architects performed the Detailed Engineering Design covering the Structural and MEPF disciplines for the project.

INSULAR LIFE AYALA BUILDING
The structure is an existing 12-storey building with one basement. The building, built during the early 1960s, has a base plan of about 2,000 m2 and a total height of about 65m. The building is owned by Insular Life and is located along Ayala Avenue corner Paseo de Roxas St., Makati City.

The building is currently utilized as commercial spaces at the ground floor and office spaces at the succeeding floors. The building’s location ensures it is a key asset for Insular Life, which is central to their business development and growth.

Due to the relatively old image of the building, an exterior architectural upgrade involving the front and rear facade was performed by means of a face lifting using modern architectural finishes such as curtain walls, granite stones, aluminum claddings, etc.

ACO performed the detailed structural assessment and retrofitting design, including seismic upgrading, for the building’s structural rehabilitation and renovation.

LLDA GREEN BUILDING OFFICE COMPLEX
The Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) permanent headquarters, called LLDA Complex, is the first ever government certified green building in the Philippines.

Located on a 3,021 sq.m. property at the Department of Environmental and Natural Resources (DENR) Ecology Center along East Avenue, Quezon City, the new LLDA headquarters and laboratory, composed of a two winged, four-storey building with a roof deck, has a gross floor area (GFA) of around 6,000 sq.m. The building is designed to accommodate all the departments of LLDA including laboratories and the executive offices. Aside from the office areas, several public spaces were included such as an exhibition hall, a library, conference rooms, multi-purpose areas and a cafeteria.

The design of the building and site development was performed in accordance with the green building master plan of the Quezon City Central Business District.

The project was certified a Green Building by the Philippine Green Building Council’s (PHILBGC) using the BERDE (Building for Ecologically Responsive Designed Excellence) Rating System. It is similar to the LEED of the US Green Building Council and the BRE Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM) of the UK.

ACO in association with Ecotektonika performed the detailed engineering design covering the Civil, Structural and MEPF disciplines for the project

MARINA CENTRAL OFFICE BUILDING
The project consists of the construction of the MARINA Central Office Building located at the Bonifacio Drive corner 20th Street, Port Area, Manila and owned by the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA). It is a 16-storey office building with a total floor area of about 9,000 sq.m. and a lot area of 1,700 sq.m.

It is primarily envisioned to house the MARINA Central Office that will provide the infrastructure support to the strategic directions of MARINA particularly on the promotion, development, supervision and regulation of the maritime industry.

ACO performed construction management services for the project.

RICHWELL CORPORATE BUILDING
The project is a 12-storey, with mezzanine floor and penthouse, office building located along Timog St., Quezon City and owned by Richwell Corporation.

The building consists of commercial areas at the ground and mezzanine floors, parking areas from the 2nd floor to the 4th floor, and office units for the remaining floors. The GFA is about 8,000 sq.m.

The structure consists of a special moment resisting framing system and is resting on a shallow foundation.

ACO in association with Jonathan O. Gan & Associates performed the structural engineering design of the project.

SOLID MANILA ARANETA BUILDING
The project involves the construction of the new building of Solid Manila Corporation located along Araneta Avenue, Brgy. Tatalon, Quezon City.

The building is a 6-storey office building with a total floor area of about 5,000 sq.m.

The building contains commercial units at the ground floor, parking areas at the second and third floors, and office areas at the fourth and fifth floors.

ACO is currently performing Construction Management services for the project.

THE LINK CENTRE
The project is a 7-storey, with one basement, residential condominium building located in San Antonio Village, Pasig City.

The building has a total floor area of about 5,000 sq.m., with one basement parking, commercial areas at the ground floor, and office and residential areas from the 2nd to the 7th floor.

The structure consists of a reinforced concrete special moment resisting frame system and is resting on a shallow foundation.

ACO performed the detailed structural engineering design for the project.

MIX OFFICE BUILDING N2-32
The project is a 10-storey green building with a gross floor area of 7,683 sq.m. located in Hulhumale, Maldives.

It is the first low carbon, energy efficient building to be developed in Hulhumale located in the heart of Hulhumale Phase 1 near the Central Park. The building is to become an iconic institutional development.

ACO performed the detailed structural, electrical and mechanical engineering design for the project.

TASKUS 6/F ANONAS BPO OFFICE FIT-OUT
The project consists of the interior fit-out for the BPO office of Lizard Bear Tasking Inc. with a total floor area of about 2,656 sq.m. located at the 6th floor of the Anonas LRT City Center, 968 Aurora Blvd. cor. Anonas Ave., Project 3, Quezon City.

ACO performed the detailed architectural and engineering design as well as the construction for the project in a design and build contract.

TASKUS 7/F ANONAS BPO OFFICE FIT-OUT
The project consists of the interior fit-out for the BPO office of Lizard Bear Tasking Inc. with a total floor area of about 2,656 sq.m. located at the 7th floor of Anonas LRT City Center, 968 Aurora Blvd. cor. Anonas Ave., Project 3, Quezon City.

ACO performed the detailed architectural and engineering design as well as the construction for the project in a design and build contract.