Written by: Din M. Villafuerte
It’s practically every city dweller’s dream: an address where you are greeted each day by views of abundant, green flora and calming, blue skies and open water, where your body and mind would feel energized and recovered upon waking up, fit to face another day ahead.
“Spend some time outdoors, get some daily dose of sun for vitamin D, breathe in some fresh air,” were often advised by doctors as we lived through a health crisis the past two years. There’s no denying that there’s something about being surrounded by nature that reinvigorates and heals.
Greener is better
Even prior to the pandemic, health experts would always emphasize the innumerable benefits that nature has on one’s health and well-being. A study by a team from the European Centre for Environment and Human Health at the University of Exeter found that spending at least two hours a week outdoors and in “natural environments (such as parks, woodlands and beaches) is associated with better health and well-being.” It also states that there are also “lower probabilities of cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes, asthma hospitalization, mental distress and ultimately mortality” when living in greener urban areas.
It is not surprising how people now have a growing preference for communities which offer parks and green, open spaces. Here, you’re guaranteed with cleaner, fresher air amid a community that’s teeming with verdant trees and plants. Expansive open spaces with scenic greenery also inspires us to allocate some of our time each day walking outdoors, a departure from the dreaded sedentary lifestyle.
Relax at ‘Mi Casa’
Understanding people’s needs and aspirations, Federal Land—which celebrates its 50th anniversary—reaffirms its commitment to creating thoughtfully designed spaces that create a positive impact for generations to come.
Located in Metro Park, Federal Land’s mixed-use masterplanned community in Pasay City’s Manila Bay Area, is tropical-inspired residential paradise Mi Casa. Here, you no longer have to wait until your next trip to the beach just so you can recharge and enjoy that easy, laid-back vibe.
Inspired by Hawaii’s leisurely atmosphere, Mi Casa will be a four-tower residential development offering premium community living in a vibrant vertical neighborhood. It follows the success of Six Senses Residences and Bay Garden Club and Residences which are also situated on Metro Park.
That tropical, world-class vibe
Tailored to bring in the aloha state’s vibe and atmosphere, Mi Casa features spaces reminiscent of Hawaii’s love for gathering. The towers’ curving forms, rounded edges, and subdued colors bring to mind the island’s breathtaking waters, waves, and shoreline. The complex’s modern tropical landscapes promise to suit Filipino outdoor living with passive gardens that give that lush island feel.
Design concept was by Callison RTKL, an international architecture, planning and design firm, with multi-awarded Filipino firm, Aidea, Inc. as the architect-of-record. Landscape design, meanwhile, was by Crearis, a renowned landscape architecture and design firm. ALT Cladding, Inc. provided the facade design and common area and amenity interiors were by Chat Fores Design Studio.
Your island paradise in the city
But as Mi Casa is poised to transport you each time you come home to your very own island paradise, it places its residents adjacent to essential shops and services, transport hubs, as well as the best and most happening places in the city.
Its first tower, the Hawaii Tower, features 158 units that come with homogenous tiles for the living and dining, kitchen and toilet and bathroom floors, engineered wood flooring for the bedrooms, and ceramic tiles for the balcony and utility areas. Kitchens are fitted out with granite countertops, overhead and base kitchen cabinets, and a range hood, just to name a few.
Mi Casa’s second tower is set to be launched this year. The Maui Tower will stand 17 stories high and offer 163 units with studio, one, two, three-bedroom, and penthouse variations, sized 32 sqm up to 279 sqm. These provide resort-living spaces that allow residents to nurture a balanced and carefree lifestyle in the new normal.
Resort-style amenities promise a well-rounded life and encourage a tight-knit community. Outdoors, there’s a lap pool, wet play area, outdoor shower, kiddie pool, barbeque area, lounge pool, and children’s playscape. Indoor amenities, meanwhile, include a gym, movie room, kids’ play room, function room, lounge area, library, meeting room, and day care.
Indeed, every day is intended to feel like a vacation at this tropical-inspired residential paradise. Greet each day with a greater sense of well-being at Mi Casa.
To learn more about Mi Casa, visit the website or call (632) 8551-0888 to schedule a private viewing at their showroom located at Le Parc, Metrobank Avenue, Metro Park (along Roxas Boulevard), Pasay City.
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