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SOM envisions sustainable pertamina energy tower in jakarta
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dec 11, 2013
SOM envisions sustainable pertamina energy tower in jakarta


SOM envisions sustainable pertamina energy tower in jakarta
image © SOM

 

 

 

rising to over 500 meters, the ‘pertamina energy tower’ will become the centerpiece of the energy company’s headquarters, forming a new landmark for the jakarta skyline. the 99-storey structure, designed by SOM, will embody the ideals of sustainable design, comprising a ‘wind funnel’ at its peak which will take advantage of prevailing winds, generating energy for the building. the site will function as a city within a city, bringing together living, working and recreational space.

 

 


approach to the sustainable tower
image © SOM

 

 

 

calibrated to respond to jakarta’s exact geographic location, the curved façade of the building extensively features brise soleil which ensure a comfortable internal temperature is achieved throughout the year, in addition to reducing the need for artificial lighting. a walkway covered in photovoltaic panels connects the scheme, protecting the site from the region’s weather patterns, and establishing a range of accessible public spaces. the site will also host a 2,000 seat auditorium, a large sports center as well a public mosque, forming a mix of public congregation points.

 

 


site plan

 

 

 

the development will reduce water demand across the site and minimize carbon dioxide emissions by 26%, generating 25% of energy from renewable sources by the year 2020. serving as the literal and figurative ‘heart’ of the scheme, a central energy plant will serve as the power production hub for the project.

 

the project is scheduled to be completed by 2020.

 

 

project information:

 

project completion year: 2020
site area: 57,512 sqm
project area: 495,000 sqm
number of stories: 99
building height: 530 m

 

architectural and engineering team: skidmore owings merrill, (SOM)
project management consultants: turner international
consultants: PT airmas asri, PT wiratman & associates
central energy generator developers: PT pembangunan perumahan, PT hutama karya

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