Two Sustainably-Designed Towers by New York-Based Firms Set to Rise in Jakarta: Crews broke ground last week o...

Two Sustainably-Designed Towers by New York-Based Firms Set to Rise in Jakarta: Crews broke ground last week o...

Indonesia’s burgeoning economy has turned Jakarta into a hotbed of construction activity. Crews broke ground last week on the Sequis Centre Tower in the city’s central business district. Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF) to be Indonesia’s first LEED Platinum building, the mixed-use tower includes office space, executive zones, trading floors, boutique retail, restaurants, conference centers, heath facilities, and concealed parking. Slide Show Image courtesy KPF Renderings of KPF's Sequis Centre Tower ----- Advertising ----- In response to the diverse program and in contrast to Jakarta’s conventional all-glass rectilinear office buildings, Sequis Centre Tower’s massing “recomposes an extruded tower into four bundled and deflected super-tubes that, in the spirit of the local landscape, emerge naturally from the site,” explains Senior Designer and KPF Director Je...

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