aCTa is delighted to report that Unmark Asia HQ has been shortlisted for World Architecture News's best Commercial project and Eco project, globally!
The distinctive profile is derived from incorporating GFA-free triple height external terraces in a dynamic way by stacking and sliding 5 glass boxes. These terraces will be lushly planted and provide valuable break out space.
Core is placed asymmetrically and only 4 further columns are required to create column free space in this steel framed building..
A 6th box, wrapped in granite slides towards the street to announce the buildings presence on Shakespeare Sarani with some element of retail, and at the same time create a triple height entrance in the South East corner.
Ideal orientation with short facades to east and west allowed maximum use of low E glazing to maximize daylight into office and minimize artificial lighting a prime energy user. Further green initiatives ensure building will achieve Gold LEED rating.
Building is on site and work on superstructure about to commence.