michaelbanakarchitect - Megablock is a commercial office development located in the Northgate precinct of Filinvest City, Alabang, Philippines. The “Butterfly” form consists of 4 commercial office towers, 25 levels in height, with a GFA of 45,000m2 per tower.
Crone Partners designed the towers around a significant public parkland and piazza retail space that can be used as a performance space for seasonal events or festivals.
The office floor plates are designed to maximise workspace flexibility, with large, clear span floor plates with a NLA of 2,100m2. These can be broken up into strata offices or used as whole floors.
The development was designed for the BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) market where employees work a morning and graveyard shifts. The various outdoor landscape areas provide a pleasant outlook and place of respite where workers can connect and relax after a stressful day.
Megablock is a green building targeting a LEED Silver certification through the US Green Building Council.