The St. Francis Shangri-La Place, also known as .The St. Francis Towers 1 &. 2 .are twin-tower residential condominium .skyscrapers .in .Mandaluyong, .Philippines. The towers are the .6th and 7th-tallest buildings in the country and Metro Manila as well, and are currently the tallest twin towers in the .Philippines .surpassing .Pacific Plaza Towers .with a height of 212.88 metres from the ground to its architectural spire. .It also has two of the most number of floors in the Philippines. The buildings have 60 floors above ground, including a podium which connects the two towers, and 5 basement levels for parking, and are considered as one of the most prestigious residential buildings in the Philippines.
The St. Francis Shangri-La Place was masterplanned and designed by Wong Tung International Ltd., in cooperation with local architectural firm Recio Casas Architects. Structural design for the building was provided by .Arup, and reviewed by international engineering firm Magnusson Klemencic Associates.
The buildings mechanical, electrical, and santiray engineering works was designed by .WSP Hong Kong Ltd. Interior design was made by Brennan Beer Gorman Monk Architects (Interior Design) .
The construction team is composed of Jose Aliling &. Associates (Project / Construction Management) . Davis Langdon &. Seah Philippines Inc. (Quantity Surveying) . and EEI Corporation (General Constractor) .
Groundbreaking for the towers were held on January 2005, months ahead of its official launching. Topping-off ceremonies was held on June 24, 2008, although only one tower is actually considered topped-off during that time.
The towers were completed and opened in 2009 and taking over as the tallest twin-towers in The Philippines from .Pacific Plaza Towers.