Architecture & Urban Design
베이 / Bayarmagnai Sugarjargal
As the population of Ulaanbaatar grows, the density of the city center also increases, creating a great need for a new working environment. Additionally, Ulaanbaatar has set a goal of becoming a green city by 2040. Therefore, there is an urgent requirement for modern office buildings that align with the objective of becoming a green city and are suitable for Mongolia’s climate. To align with this green initiative and address the unique climate of Mongolia, it becomes imperative to develop modern office buildings that embrace sustainable practices and technologies. By incorporating environmentally-friendly design principles, such as energy-efficient systems, renewable energy sources, and green spaces, a new mixed-use tower can effectively contribute to the city’s transformation into a green and sustainable metropolis.
A key aspect of the design would be to ensure that the tower provides a harmonious blend of commercial and office spaces, accommodating the growing demand for both work and living spaces in the city center. By incorporating mixed-use elements, such as retail spaces, recreational areas, and communal facilities, the tower can become a vibrant hub that promotes a healthy work-life balance for its occupants. Furthermore, the tower’s design should take into account the unique climatic conditions of Mongolia. With cold winters and hot summers, the building must employ innovative strategies to optimize energy consumption and ensure occupant comfort throughout the year. This could include features such as well-insulated facades, passive cooling techniques, and efficient heating systems that utilize renewable energy sources like solar or geothermal power.