Gallery: SOM’s Pre-Certified LEED Gold Zuellig Building Opens For Busin...

The Zuellig Building is the first tower in the Philippines to be erected since 2000 - and it's also the first building in the country to be pre-certified as LEED Gold. Designed by SOM, the 33-story tower provides new office space at a prominent intersection in Manila’s Makati Central Business District. The tower features a glass facade with a locally-inspired organic frit pattern to reduce heat gainalong with other sustainable strategies like greywater recycling, rainwater collection and energy-efficient systems. SOM and the developer expect the project receive its official LEED certification in 2013.

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