Urban Land Institute (ULI) Philippines recognized various Ayala Land, Inc. (ALI) developments for Excellence in Health and Sustainability in its 2016 Healthy Places Awards held last, July 14, at Net Park in Bonifacio Global City (BGC).
BGC and Anvaya Cove won in the mixed-use community (large) and residential-horizontal categories, respectively, while Seda Nuvali received a special commendation in the commercial-hospitality category.
These accolades from ULI Philippines underscore ALI’s commitment to enrich quality of life by promoting sustainability and healthy lifestyles through its masterplanned estates and diverse products. ULI is one of the world’s most respected and widely quoted source of objective information on urban planning, growth, and development. The Healthy Places Awards recognizes projects with outstanding and innovative design strategies that promote healthy living. Through this, ULI aims to raise awareness of how land use decisions and development patterns impact human health. The winners were named based on their relevant contribution to enhancing the environment, thus, promoting healthy lifestyle choices.
Several ALI developments were also recognized as finalists, reflecting the breadth of the company’s efforts to fully embed sustainability into its business model. These were Makati Central Business District and Nuvali, both under the mixed-use community – large category; Garden Block at Cebu IT Park under the mixed-use community – neighborhood category; Alveo’s Ferndale Villas in Quezon City and Venare in Nuvali, both under the residential – horizontal category, Kasa Luntian in Cavite, Senta in Makati, and The Meranti at Two Serendra in BGC, all under the residential – condo category.
The criteria for the awards were ULI’s 10 principles for building healthy places.