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What can be more telling of the aspirations and convictions of a magazine than the opening remarks of its editor-in-chief? BluPrint has had four.

Netizens have been buzzing around on the internet lately after what seems to be the proposed MRT 7 design was posted on Facebook.

The 7th happiest and 17th most generous people on Planet Earth have much more to be excited, joyous and big-hearted about in 2013.


Architecture

It was a great marriage: of art and technology, of devotion and profession, of Europe and Asia.

While Manila had Avenida as their cinema district from 1930s to the 1970s, Cebu had Colon from the 1910s until the 1990s.

While bamboo is making a big impression in the international architecture scene, the tropical grass is serving social justice in the Philippines

The Suvarnabhumi Airport T2 by Duangrit Bunnag Group, will feature giant tree-like wooden columns and an indoor garden with cascading waterfalls, referencing Thailand's tropical landscape.

Planning

It's not only about how many trees we should plant, but also what kind. We may be inadvertently propagating dead zones.

Guiuan has come to terms with the hard truth: there are no safe or unsafe zones; there are only places of varying risk, and the people’s capacity to adapt in their places.

With a new wave of tenants and building owners, the Escolta creative movement is transforming Manila’s old downtown.

Here are five cities from across the world the Philippines can learn from when it comes to planning public transportation systems

Art + Design

Artist Galo Ocampo bathes the church in glorious Marian light

Watch the latest episode of BluPrint Conversations, where we sit down with Florence Ko to talk about how Philippine-made space solutions can be at par with global standards.

In WALKTHROUGH, Hub Pacheco not only takes but shows the road less traveled.

The 2018 graduating batch of Philippine School of Interior Design takes on the challenge of marrying the past and present in "JUXTAPOSE"

Practice

"Does it adhere to the Vitruvian tenets of strength, usefulness, and beauty? Strength and usefulness abound in the man-made world, but not beauty."

Big has always been associated with being better. The Philippines has, however, always been known for and even taken pride in things that are on the opposite end of the scale.

"As the professional’s new sourcebook, I hope it will be our partner in becoming the architects of the new century that we have always wanted to be."

Why the New Po-Heng Lumpia House might not and should not roll up for good