Foster + Partners and Quimera Energy Efficiency are two partners with Masterise Homes to create The Global City into a sustainable urban area of international standards.
Masterise Homes signed with two UK national partners
April 7, Masterise Homes has just signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Foster + Partners and Quimera Energy Efficiency (QEE) under the witness of MP Graham Stuart, the British Prime Minister's trade envoy to Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. This international real estate developer will shake hands with two partners in the implementation of The Global City urban area project in Ho Chi Minh City.
The signing ceremony was attended by representatives of the British Consulate, Masterise Homes, and international partners that will create The Global City urban area.
Specifically, Foster + Partners plays the role of architectural consulting partner of The Global City, providing advanced and sustainable design solutions for urban areas. QEE - a high-tech engineering company specializing in smart building solutions will design, install, operate and maintain a system that centralizes and allocates energy and resources, helping to reduce costs and gases. carbon emissions.
Masterise Homes expects that the combination of two famous British companies is expected to bring sustainable standards to the project, realizing the vision of becoming the new downtown area of Ho Chi Minh City.
“With the goal of creating The Global City to become the iconic urban area of Southeast Asia, Masterise Homes chose to apply the highest international standards to our first urban area, including modern, luxurious design, cutting-edge technology and world-leading sustainable solutions,” said Youssef Akila, Head of Design at Masterise Homes.
Mr. Youssef Akila, Head of Design at Masterise Homes.
The Global City is also the first urban area in Vietnam to cooperate with two partners Foster + Partners and QEE - the world leaders in sustainability trends. Masterise Homes said that partners will bring solutions to create a sustainable urban project, bringing long-term values to the health of residents, each real estate product in the urban area and the whole world. project, as well as environment, climate.
Mr. Akila also shared details about the sustainability elements of The Global City, including green space, energy, water treatment and material selection. According to the architect of Masterise Homes, 11% of the project's overall area will be for green space, equivalent to nearly 13 hectares of trees from small parks to large canal parks with walking and cycling paths. convenient car connection.
The internal connection through these roads and the bridge over the canal also creates a miniature urban area within a 10-minute walk, limiting the use of motor vehicles. An eco-friendly transport system consisting of bicycles, electric scooters and trams using street light poles as charging stations can help reduce carbon emissions for the internal transport system.
Buildings are designed to reduce exposure to the sun and ultraviolet rays (average reduction of 30-40%) but still increase air circulation, minimizing the use of air conditioners for each household. family and urban areas. Buildings are applied smart energy models to cut energy consumption and take advantage of renewable energy sources.
Toby Blunt, senior partner of Foster+Partners shared, Foster+Partners has long believed in holistic, healthy design trends and respects the needs of people and the planet.
“The principle of sustainability is an integral part of our operations. With The Global City, as with any project, we aim to design buildings that are sustainable against the impacts of climate change, create urban areas that develop in parallel with resident communities, enhance life in a city for everyone,” said Toby Blunt.
Mr. Toby Blunt – Senior Partner of Foster + Partner.
Foster + Partners architects preserve traditional and historic values in modern design but will also apply sustainable methodologies to better understand the project's environmental impact and deliver innovative solutions. tools to reduce carbon emissions.
Mr. John Chambers, Business Development Manager of Quimera Energy shared, in the context that Vietnam is aiming to reduce carbon emissions by 27% by 2030, this unit's goal is to help customers achieve their goals. bring net carbon emissions to zero.
“With The Global City project, Quimera will work closely with Masterise Homes and Foster + Partners to design, install, operate and maintain a centralized system and efficient allocation of energy and resources for transmission. heat conveniently and comfortably, with minimal energy consumption, thereby reducing costs and carbon emissions. Quimera Energy hopes to contribute to making The Global City a model project for sustainable cities globally,” he shared.
Urban area The Global City is located in An Phu ward, Thu Duc city, Ho Chi Minh City, starting in 2021 and expected to be completed in 48 months.
Perspective of The Global City urban area.
Foster + Partners is an architectural design, infrastructure, and technical service provider. With a staff of 1,500, the company is headquartered in London and has design studios in 13 other cities worldwide. Foster + Partners' team is fluent in more than 65 languages and possesses over 200 professional skills.
Quimera Energy Efficiency is also based in London, specializing in applying a comprehensive quality assessment method to optimize energy efficiency, focusing on saving energy, reducing emissions by optimizing energy consumption. of the building by implementing IoT solutions and Smart Building. The QEE methodology is endorsed by leading brands in the global hospitality industry. This unit currently operates in Europe, UAE, India, Caribbean, USA and China.
Masterise Homes – a member of Masterise Group, is a pioneering international real estate developer applying global standards to the development, operation and management of real estate products and services in Vietnam and the world. gender. Possessing a large portfolio of branded real estate, Masterise Homes previously collaborated with Marriott International – a hotel group that owns Marriott, JW Marriott and Ritz-Carlton brands to invest and develop branded apartments Grand Marina Saigon and The Grand Hanoi