Creating an icon for a famous city



Dubbed ‘the first durian-inspired residential Eden in the Philippines,’ Inspiria is a strategically located 21-storey condominium in the heart of Davao City.

Envisioned as an icon of the city, it depicts Davao’s famous fruit. Durian is a large, spiky fruit, native in the Philippines, with a sulphuric smell and a rich, sweet taste.

Similar to the fruit’s rind, the building features a façade with protrusions and jagged edges. It will also offer one-bedroom durian-inspired suites.

Standing on a 2,130 square-metre lot, it consists of 320 residential units, 36 office units, commercial spaces and parking. It includes naturally ventilated hallways, advanced wastewater treatment technology, and a centralised cistern tank to serve as a catch basin for rainwater.

RLB in the Philippines is providing full quantity surveying and project/construction management services.

Photo: Gardenstate Enterprises Inc.

At a glance

  • Client
    Gardenstate Enterprises Inc.
  • Services
    Cost Management & Quantity Surveying, Project & Programme Management
  • sector
  • Location
    Davao City, Philippines