Aiming to ‘redefine urban living’, PROVEN Properties Ltd fuses chic, modern design with all the elements of nature through VIA in Braemar, Kingston to offer its customers only convenience, comfort and safety. An oasis where you can relax like at home.
“We create living spaces that bring nature into the urban environment, allowing people to enjoy the outdoors while maintaining the urban feel of the apartment,” said architect David Douglas, who designed the property. said.
Upon entering the complex, you are immediately greeted by a lobby with clean, contemporary finishes. But once you step out of the lobby, you’re hit with rippling water, cool natural breezes, lush greenery, and sweeping views of the sky, all of which serve as a vehicle to escape the excitement of the city. To unmistakable tranquility. Braemar’s VIA focuses primarily on the idea of bringing the “outside and inside.” According to Douglas, this was achieved primarily by finding creative ways to recreate nature and how it interacts with all of our senses.
“Wind, of course, is one element that we can see when we speak. [bringing] outside in. But more than that, the concept of “outside” is not only about what you can touch, but also how you feel inside the building. So one of his ways we did it was to open up the building as much as possible. So we literally removed two of his units on either side of the building, leaving this natural ventilation cross-through that allows the south and north winds to pass through,” he said.
“The building is also open at both ends, so the wind flows into the courtyard. Of course, the units themselves are arranged around the courtyard. [the] Sky. Even from the ground, you can feel the natural wind and natural light, and when it rains, it rains down on the first floor, literally preventing rain from leaking. The smell of rain on the stones is also a point. So there’s this kind of inversion where you are, but you’re still inside the building,” Douglas continued.
The 10-story complex consists of 99 apartments consisting of 51 studios, 30 one-bedroom and 18 two-bedroom units. Facilities include a sky deck with swimming pool, gym, bar and jogging track.
According to Douglas, St Ann’s Fern Gully was a reference point of mind when working on the design of the space.
“I was thinking about all the plants and foliage. The idea for the ground floor was that it would be planted with lots of ferns and lots of greenery, filled with the sound of water and natural materials moving. tries to use materials that are, or are close to, real natural materials, so the floors have a wooden finish, just like the walls are tiled with stone: concrete, glass. , it’s how you interact with the space, what you can touch, feel and see that creates this feeling of being in something more natural, rather than a steel structure. was centered around having buildings that were open to the elements in different ways,” he revealed. Saturday living.
In addition, the complex also boasts an eco-friendly design that incorporates the use of recycled materials, harvesting water for irrigation, replanting trees on and around the site, and protecting the natural landscape as much as possible. . Reduce your carbon footprint.
while talking to Saturday livingRuth Ann Lacy, Head of Business Development at PROVEN Properties Ltd, shared that there are many important things that clients are looking for in residential property and PROVEN believes that Braemar’s VIA and other developments will help them We aim to meet the needs of
“Outside of people who don’t want it (home/dwelling) to feel cold and harsh, people use the word reassurance. They want it.” [to] Feel at home. “I want to be comfortable.” And even if it’s Sunday morning, there’s something you can do if you don’t want to leave the house, and that’s what this iconic building wants to offer,” she said.
Lacy also spoke about new developments in the pipeline.
“We kicked off the soft launch of Solharbour in Ocho Rios and the excitement is at least palpable, just meeting client expectations and meeting our own expectations. We’re also working on Avista in Bloomfield, Jamaica’s first commercial and residential mixed-use property that’s been developed throughout Lifestyle, Banks, Supermarkets, and there You have a home, you can walk and get everything you need, and that’s something we’re very excited about, and we’re aiming to deliver it early next year,” she explained. Did.
Braemar’s starting price VIA is just over $20 million and all units are currently sold out.