Our cricketing legends of the 96 World Cup winning team has come together once again. All 14 legendary cricketers from the 1996 victorious team are the brand ambassadors for a unique first of its kind landmark building, an amazing feat of architecture which will be among the tallest buildings in Sri Lanka.
This unique mega structure which represents four cricket bats and a ball, will be easily in league with iconic buildings of the world such as Burj Khalifa in Dubai, Petronas towers in Kuala Lumpur or shard in London which will re-define the city’s skyline and attract thousands of tourists, cricket lovers to our country.
The development will function as a mini city that houses state-of-the-art residential tower soaring 69 floors perched on a podium of commercial facilities carefully segregated by designers to maintain the privacy of the residents to be located in Buthgamuwa cross road, Rajagiriya.
For the first time in the history of any sport, the entire world cup winning team join hands to promote a monumental structure to celebrate the winning of a world cup so that the historic legend will live on.
1996 took Sri Lanka cricket to a different level. This unique 96 legends cricket tower will once again take the country to a different level since it is for the first time that such a structure is coming up with the participation of the entire team.
This is certainly is a tribute to the cricket lovers across the globe and for Sri Lankan cricket, as a percentage from this project goes to charity formed by the legends to take care of past cricketers and to develop School cricket.
The actual 3d visuals of this unique structure is to be unveiled shortly to the media by the 14 legends themselves at a special event organised by the project promoter Wills Realtors Ltd., a developer registered and incorporated in Sri Lanka in 2013, to envisage this vision a reality.
This is a BOI approved project and is planned and designed according to the international building industry norms and building regulations of the Urban Development Authority (UDA), and other statutory authorities.
Commercial facilities at 96 legend square include a cricket museum, office areas, outlets that retail international brands, cinemas, food courts, themed restaurants and cafés, sports bar, night club, gyms, sauna and spas, saloons in addition to high-speed elevators and designated resident, guest and public vehicle parking areas.
The services of experts from among the best available internationally and locally are sought for technical disciplines and designs.
96 legends square is designed by a well-known architectural firm in from Sri Lanka, Avant Garde Urban Design Partnership as the principal architect with the collaboration of renowned architectural consultants for commercial space, M/s ARK architects who has wide international exposure .
Maga Engineering; Sri Lanka’s leading and pioneering construction and engineering company who has delivered many high rise and apartment projects successfully is the construction partner for this project.
The developer will follow environmentally friendly features and green building practices during both construction and the operational stages of the development.