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Efficiency, function define The Seasons Residences lifestyle

By: - Reporter / @amyremoINQ
/ 03:06 AM October 24, 2020

It has proven to be well ahead of its time, bringing to life the “reimagined future of real estate.”

In this premier four-tower residential development that highlights efficiency, resiliency and sustainability amid a rapidly evolving landscape, Federal Land brings to the fore a pioneering home that goes beyond just providing four walls and cookie cutter features.


The Seasons Residences, set to rise in the heart of a progressive business district that is Bonifacio Global City, offers a beautiful, seamless play of precision, design efficiency and warm hospitality. This mixed-use complex, which will comprise of four upscale residential towers, exceptional amenities, and what will soon be one of the most impressively designed malls in the Philippines, is being built by Sunshine Fort North Bonifacio Realty Development Corp., a joint venture between GT Capital group’s property arm Federal Land Inc. and Japanese firms Nomura Real Estate Development Co. Ltd. and Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings Ltd.

Through ingenious Japanese innovations, The Seasons Residences is poised to elevate known standards of comfort, convenience and functionality of spaces, thus offering the most ideal lifestyle fit to meet new challenges, especially amid the ongoing pandemic.


The Seasons Residences in Bonifacio Global City offers a beautiful, seamless play of precision, design efficiency and warm hospitality

Smart, functional

These innovations have become more crucial than ever as the COVID-19 pandemic compelled many to stay at home and carve new spaces for a multitude of activities, from work, study to leisure and wellness. Having upended practically all facets of everyday life, the pandemic called, in particular, for a reimagining of spaces as you now need to have in your home an office, a study area, gym, a makeshift garden, even disinfection areas and smart storage spaces.

Effectively, every inch of your home will have to be maximized—a concept that Japanese designers and architects have long mastered as evident in their timeless, smart and functional home designs.

In fact, an article published in August by the World Economic Forum and Thomson Reuters Foundation, in expounding on how the pandemic could change home design, pointed out that “new designs are looking to make the most of space, while creating appropriate spaces for inhabitants.” It cited one company which is creating new designs that include a height-adjustable workspace that can be used variously by an adult working, a child playing or a teenager doing homework, and a storage area beneath and the option to conceal the desk behind moveable panels at the end of the day, among others.

The said prototypes, according to the article, “were in part inspired by Japanese apartments where every inch of space is utilized.”

Curated amenities will help ensure residents’ well-being.

Reimagined spaces

Such reimagined spaces have long been part of the blueprint of The Seasons Residences, which is bringing the Japanese standard on design efficiency to the country.

Especially relevant amid this pandemic is the provision for a disinfection area or a foyer called “Genkan,” in some units of The Seasons Residences to serve as a buffer between the clean living space and outside elements. Other units come with extra spaces or dens that can be easily converted into your home office or study area.

Meanwhile, air washing tiles in the residential units likewise help reduce harmful substances and odor in the air.


This highly coveted address in Taguig also features unique Japanese design elements that include a sunken slab, meant to securely conceal pipes and ensure water leakage protection, and a state-of-the-art rangehood that utilizes Japanese oil filter technology to efficiently capture smoke and odor, and which boasts of an advanced oil collecting system.

True to the Japanese penchant for efficiency, smart storage systems are another highlight of The Seasons Residences. Its space saving kitchen sink is multipurpose as it is equipped for cooking preparation, washing and draining, ensuring that your kitchen stays neat and clean. Kitchen cabinets are designed with generous compartments, while bedroom closets are equipped with flexible shelves that enable you to organize personal necessities according to needs and preferences.

Units offer a much needed respite for residents.

Green initiatives

Sustainability also figures prominently in this newest enclave in BGC.

The Seasons Residences made mindful use of building materials with high Solar Reflectance Index values to reduce the heat island effect on the community, while its building insulation will improve thermal comfort. The use of double glazed e-glass for the structure can reduce heat by 30 percent, as well as your need for air conditioning; operable windows will allow fresh air to circulate inside the unit; and water-efficient, Japanese-branded shower toilets will help reduce your water consumption.

Also installed in the towers are Viscoelastic Coupling Dampers to increase building comfort, safety and resilience against strong winds and earthquakes, as well as motion lighting systems in select common areas of the towers that will ensure efficient use of resources.

Lush landscaped areas with indigenous softscape species, pocket gardens and other open spaces will further offer that much needed breathing spaces for its residents, while helping improve control of surface water run-off and recharging of groundwater reservoir.

Needless to say of course the oft-mentioned benefits of living at The Seasons Residences. Its highly strategic location places you in proximity to offices, business districts, commercial centers and leisure hubs, prestigious international schools, as well as key establishments and institutions.

Planned and ongoing infrastructure projects such as the Metro Manila Subway, BGC to Ortigas Link Road and Skytrain monorail from Fort Bonifacio to MRT Guadalupe and Makati will further boost its accessibility and may possibly raise land values within the vicinity.

Its sprawling expanse of indoor and outdoor amenities will meanwhile ensure your health and well-being—from its outdoor lounges, contemplation garden, pool, gym, yoga/dance studio, game room, reading room, music studio, to the wellness room and spa, whereas safety and security are ensured via a key card access system.

There is no doubt that The Seasons Residences has set a new global standard in the real estate industry, having created a model for a future-proof, resilient and sustainable community poised to withstand the test of time.

The Seasons Residences is bringing the Japanese standard on design efficiency to the country.

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