Build Sustainable Awards 2016

Build 2016 Sustainable Building Awards 40 Name: Albert S. Yu Email: [email protected] Web Address: Address: A-PLACE Building Coral Way Drive, Mall of Asia Complex, Central Business Park 1, Island A, Pasay City, Philippines 1300 Telephone: (+632) 808-5888 he firm has conceived, designed and built projects that include shopping mall developments; luxury residences; high-rise residential buildings; corporate offices; commercial and mixed use buildings. ASYA now aims to be a one-stop shop providing holistic services from Architecture, Interior design, MEPF, Brand Design, Marketing and Property Management to spare the client the inconvenience of going from one consultant to another. ASYA Design rises to meet more challenges, highlighting sustainable trends in the estate market by taking a fresh approach on all aspects of architectural design. Working from the ground up, ASYA ensures their clients that the end project will continue to earn its investment, even offering to manage their client’s project. The City of Dreams Manila; one of the first grand casino-hotels built in the up and coming development dubbed as the “Entertainment City” was indeed a challenging grind for ASYA. It was necessary to go beyond known standards as being the local architects while consistently working with global consultants. The incessant coordination with different professionals from across the globe made the project perplexing but very fulfilling in the end. ASYA considers this tremendous success as a valuable learning experience as they became more adept in international architectural measures. The Philippines’ climate condition has always been a crucial factor in designing, implementing, and commissioning green buildings to fit the intricacies of the local environment and ASYA takes these challenges as opportunities as they design projects based on a set of sustainable guidelines ensuring clients of its long-term benefits. It is a current trend these days that Philippine developers now see the tremendous value of green design and are now willing to invest on sustainable materials and features on what will produce greater savings in the long run. Ultimately, challenges come and go when it comes to any business and the path to success will often be barred with passing difficulties but ASYA has survived one of the worsts of economic times and continues to adapt with change. In the heart of ASYA’s success is the vein that focuses greatly on sustaining successful client relationships and recurring projects which will definitely support their continuous success as they aspire to build not just sustainable buildings but also sustainable communities. Albert S. Yu Best Sustainable Architecture Firm 2016 - the Philippines & Best Mixed-Use Office Project: Scape Building Since 1993, Architect Albert Yu has led ASYA Design in its remarkable competence in the field of architectural design, providing clients with personalized service and the best archi- tectural design system at the most economical construction cost. We profile the firm and explore the secrets behind its success. T AR160117