DYNASTY, Kandy, Srilanka
The Dynasty Residence has located about 4 kms away from Kandy City, which is a major city in Sri Lanka. The city lies in the midst of hills in the Kandy plateau, which crosses an area of tropical plantations, mainly tea. Kandy is both an administrative and religious city and is also the capital of the Central Province.
This project was launched by GVR Lanka (Pvt.) Ltd, Sri Lanka-approved real estate development company founded by two Sri Lankan-born, US-based entrepreneurs, Mr. Mohan Chandramohan and Mr. Mahasen Samaravijaya.
KANDY, SRI LANKA
The First LEED certified Multi-Family Residential Building in Sri Lanka
|Project Title:||Dynasty Residence|
|Project Location:||Kandy, Sir Lanka|
|Client/Owner:||GVR Lanka (Pvt) Ltd|
|Architect:||RDC Architects Pte Ltd|
|Permitting and Local Architect:||San Developers Int Pvt Ltd|
|MEP Designer:||Mesas International (Pvt) Ltd|
|LEED Consultant:||Green Technologies FZCO|
|Design Build Contractor:||Sanken Construction (Pvt) Ltd|
|Owner:||GVR Lanka (Pvt) Ltd|
|Site Area:||32,047 SF|
|Gross Floor Area:||208,082 SF|
|Building Footprint:||18,263 SF|
|Rating System:||LEED-CS v3|
|Points Achieved:||74 Points|
Dynasty Residence is a 15-story, exclusive luxury residential apartment tower comprised of 93 apartment units. It also includes 4 penthouses with their very own private gardens opened to the sky, designed with utmost creativity and practicality, seen with walk-in closets, modern amenities, dry & wet kitchen concept and contemporary bathrooms replete with panoramic mountain & river views. The uniquely designed rooftop overlooking the breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and the Mahaweli River has a common jogging track of 170m with viewing decks.
The design of the complex will emulate the surrounding environment, establishing a connection between the building and the exquisite landscape of Kandy’s rolling hills, paddy terraces and the majestic Mahaweli River. The connection to the outdoors will be complete with a 360-degree view and a location next to the historic ‘elephant bath’. The Dynasty Residence would demonstrate the highest standards in terms of Best-in-Class Architecture, Sustainable design, construction materials and methods, community connectivity, water conservation and waste management. GVR Lanka (Pvt) Ltd. has set a new standard in the development of luxury residential buildings in Sri Lanka by integrating environmental and sustainability features into their Dynasty Residence in Kandy.
Completed in July 2017, the Dynasty Residence was awarded LEED Gold certification by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), under LEED 2009 Core and Shell rating system, making Dynasty Residence as “The First Multi-Family Residential Building in Sri Lanka to achieve LEED certification”.
In pursuing this prestigious recognition, GVR Lanka had appointed Green Technologies FZCO, pioneers in the Middle East and Asia in Sustainability and LEED, as their LEED Consultant, who were instrumental in delivering this LEED Gold certification.
This achievement validates Dynasty Residence incorporation of green design strategies and solutions aimed at achieving energy efficiency, water savings, sustainable site development, environment friendly materials, superior indoor air quality, and healthy indoor environments. The Dynasty Residence serves as a prime example of how luxurious living can be integrated with healthy, green and high performing residential buildings. This accomplishment revolutionizes the built environment, a major milestone that leads the way toward a sustainable built environment in Kandy.nment in Kandy.