"A green apartment" is what many
The apartment occupied by DiCaprio, who starred in The Departed, looks over the River Hudson. The
Although not to the same extent as in the
Regatta is one example. This luxury apartment building, which has a motto of "A Healthy Living Experience" is located on the beach, which can have a favorable impact on the health of the occupants because the sea air is rich in sodium and iodine. A coastal climate is also recommended for those with chronic complaints such as bronchitis and rheumatism. In addition, it is also believed that sea air is favorable to health as it contains a high level of activated oxygen or 03. To get a maximum benefit of sea air for health, there is a jogging track around the Pantai Mutiara area,
As a consequence of erecting a building on the beach, the building materials must also be carefully chosen to suit the characteristics of the sea. The developer of Regatta, for example, has paid great attention to this matter as is evident in the choice of the building materials for Regatta. The exterior of Regatta, for example, uses aluminum paneling that is 40 microns thick. In comparison, buildings downtown use 25-microns-thick aluminum paneling.
To help prevent further destruction of nature, this apartment building chooses environmentally friendly equipment. The air conditioning system is a water-cooled system so that it will not damage the ozone layer as it does not contain CFC. Regatta is the first two-floor building in
Based on the concept supporting re-greening, Green Cove has attractive amenities and building designs. It also has a jogging track, where families can enjoy leisure time while doing sports. The cluster, part of which is located at the back of the
There is now indeed a stronger awareness of the environment among developers undertaking property projects. PT Bakrieland Development, for example, illustrates its concern for the environment with a program called "Bakrieland Goes Green."
This program allows Bakrieland, a developer of apartments, housing estates, hotels and resorts, to introduce green and healthy property. The company applies the principles of green architecture, green operation and green attitude from the planning stage to the development of Bakrieland's property projects in the form of city development or the construction of residential houses, hotels and resorts. "The environmental policy we are developing encompasses green architecture in the sense that all products are designed in an environmentally friendly way and green operation, in the sense that every management of an area or a building will operate their units in an environmentally friendly way, too," said president director of PT Bakrieland Development, Hiramsyah S. Thaib.
One of its latest green projects, for example, is Bogor Nirwana Residence. About 60 percent of this housing estate at the foot of
Another example is Rasuna Epicentrum. In this property project, a water absorption area, which is a pilot project in
This area will also see the construction of The Wave, another apartment building designed in an environmentally friendly way so that some 70 percent of the total area will be an open green space. This residence will also apply the green building concept, where all corridors will have natural ventilation established through an energy-efficient cross ventilation system. (Burhanuddin Abe)