AECOM Pushes the Boundaries of Environmental Sustainability for Asia Square

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AECOM Pushes the Boundaries of Environmental Sustainability for Asia Square

In accordance with Singapore’s garden-city image, AECOM’s design for Asia Square blended global expertise and local knowledge to create a design with open spaces, courtyards, public city rooms, balconies, roof gardens and sky gardens.

AECOM designed Singapore's first waste-recycling plant located within a commercial development.

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AECOM provided engineering and consultancy services for Asia Square in Singapore — developing a building estimated to produce energy savings close to six million kilowatt-hours per year.

Currently, cities consume 75 percent of the world’s energy, and in many cities, commercial buildings use the majority of that energy. At AECOM, creating project designs that meet client needs, as well as help reduce the negative impact humans have on the environment, is of primary importance.

Selected to provide engineering and consultancy services for Asia Square in Singapore, AECOM’s building engineering team set the standard for a high-technology, low-energy building producing an estimated energy savings of close to six million kilowatt-hours per year. Situated in the Marina Bay business and financial center, the development comprises two high-rise office towers, a five-star hotel and a retail complex with dining and public entertainment features.

“By integrating a high-performance glass façade, air quality technologies, and a number of energy and water efficiency techniques, Asia Square will be one of the region’s most-efficient commercial developments to meet current and future demands for environmentally sustainable green office space,” said AECOM’s Vincent Tong, vice president, building engineering, Southeast Asia.

Check out AECOM’s most recent sustainability report for more projects that are improving sustainability around the world.

About AECOM
AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, had revenue of approximately $19 billion during the 12 months ended March 31, 2015. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com

Media Contact:
Ed Mayer
Vice President, Corporate Communications
732.564.3380
Ed.Mayer@aecom.com

Keywords: Energy | AECOM | Asia Square | Environment | Positive Change | Renewable Energy | Responsible Production & Consumption | Sustainable Living | Water | environmental sustainability | singapore

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