The Seasons Residences brings Japanese living in the Philippines

Pioneers of Japanese modern living in the Philippines

/ 09:00 AM May 25, 2024

Written by: Ar. John Ian Lee Fulgar

Imagine a lifestyle where every detail of your living space is carefully designed for comfort, efficiency, and visual delight.

This vision of refined living, deeply rooted in Japanese culture, has already been brought to the Philippines through the pioneering efforts of Federal Land Inc. and its Japanese partners Nomura Real Estate Development Co., Ltd., and Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings Ltd. With their combined strengths, these three formidable partners have introduced a harmonious blend of two cultural sensibilities in a thriving urban development.

The Seasons Residences

Two-bedroom unit at The Seasons Residences

Japanese culture emphasizes minimalism, sensible innovations, and a deep connection with nature—all of which resonate well with the growing desire for serene and efficient residential spaces in Philippine cities. This cultural alignment makes Japanese-inspired architecture a perfect fit for the local market. Filipinos, known for their hospitality and strong family values, will meanwhile find the communal and thoughtful design of Japanese living spaces particularly appealing.

Going beyond aesthetics

The Seasons Residences in Bonifacio Global City—the showcase project of the joint venture—offers Filipinos a slice of the Japanese lifestyle through its distinct and authentic Japanese concept.

This development features four towers that highlight design elegance and functionality. The glass façade utilizes double-glazed low-emissivity glass, which reduces heat transfer while providing uninterrupted views of the city.

Beyond the details that focus on comfort and flair, The Seasons Residences also puts a premium on the safety of its occupants. All towers are designed and equipped with Viscoelastic Coupling Dampers, a cutting-edge vibration control technology that can withstand earthquakes and high winds common to the Philippines and Japan.

The amenity deck reflects reverence for nature, with various components inspired by spring, summer, autumn, and winter. A modern gym and landscaped gardens evoke the fresh beginnings of spring, while the swimming pool and karaoke room call to mind the fun of summer. A music room, reading lounge, and business center accommodate the creativity autumn inspires. Lastly, The Seasons Residences offers a wellness spa reminiscent of Japanese winters.

The Seasons Residences gym

Fitness Gym at The Seasons Residences Haru Tower. Actual Photo.

All these thoughtfully-planned design principles cohesively extend to the individual residences. Showcasing carefully laid out features, all units have unique storage systems, a space-saving kitchen sink, a rangehood with Japanese oil filter technology, air-washing tiles, and a sunken slab or a below-floor drainage system for easier pipe maintenance. The property also has eco-friendly solutions like water-efficient Japanese-branded shower toilets. All these are housed within generous living spaces in the two-bedroom (60 to 108 sqm) and three-bedroom (116.5 to 177.5 sqm) unit configurations, masterplanned for ultimate rest and relaxation.

Three-bedroom unit at The Seasons Residences

The integration of the varying facets underscores the seamless blend of Japanese aesthetics and modern living, providing residents with a unique living experience.

Bringing Japanese retail excellence

Complementing the Japanese-inspired residences, the joint venture introduced the first MITSUKOSHI in the Philippines, located at the retail podium of The Seasons Residences.

This iconic Japanese department store chain offers a variety of premium retail experiences, just an elevator ride away for discerning homeowners. Pivotal components of this development include MITSUKOSHI Fresh, a grocery store that offers high-quality Japanese food products and daily essentials; Itadaki Food Court, with its collection of diverse Asian flavors; and MITSUKOSHI Beauty, which features some of Japan’s most loved premium beauty products. Other Japanese brands, such as upscale fashion labels Snidel and Fray I.D. and bookstore Fully Booked x Kinokuniya, have also made their presence felt in the Philippines through this mall—making MITSUKOSHI BGC an unparalleled shopping destination in the metro.

Welcome Japanese home furnishings

Just last month, Japan’s No. 1 home décor and furnishings store made its way to the Philippines. Locating its first store in MITSUKOSHI BGC, this highly-anticipated furniture brand further complements the exclusive retail mix within the prime retail destination.

The first Nitori in the Philippines is located at MITSUKOSHI BGC

From charming living room sets to bedding with special cooling technology to sleek home décor, NITORI at MITSUKOSHI BGC offers a diverse selection of high-quality interior products at a reasonable price range. Notably, Nitori’s first flagship store occupies the entire 3rd floor of MITSUKOSHI BGC.

Japanese home products are renowned for their meticulous craftsmanship and functional design. Nitori, with its diverse range of innovative products, is perfectly suited for modern living, catering to the various routines and quirks of Filipino households, allowing them to upgrade and change everything.

Own a piece of Japan

The promise of Japanese living delivered by The Seasons Residences becomes even more palatable with the extensive retail offerings in MITSUKOSHI BGC. With convenient access to beloved brands, one can look forward to a distinct and redefined sense of vertical living.

Bringing you the last chance to own a piece of this masterpiece, Fuyu Tower selling is currently ongoing while the unit handover of the first tower, Haru, is underway.

To learn more, visit or the showroom located at 7th Avenue corner 34th Street, Grand Central Park, BGC for exclusive deals and offers.

This article is brought to you by Federal Land Inc.


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