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Anyone who wishes to build should submit a TPP or Tree Planting Plan in addition to the requirements of the building code

In celebration of Emilio Ambasz' 75th birthday, here are 5 of his works that exemplify his trademark "green over gray" style.

Unfinished, awarded the Golden Lion at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2016, is coming to Intramuros this month

Buensalido+Architects calls itself a “laboratory for testing ideas,” and squeezing every last drop of creativity from everyone is a must.


Architecture

The Lacson Mansion Ruins is not just an architectural keepsake—it is a reminder to the living of a rich bygone era and a testament to the devastation of war.

FREESPACE is translated into a distinctly Filipino message and spurs a community to action

Jaro Cathedral has lost its heritage value with a mishmash of architectural styles

These practices strive to design for comfort in the face of oppressive heat, humidity, and rainfall of Southeast Asia

Planning

An urban planner and founding commissioner of the former Metro Manila Commission (now MMDA) crafts an argument against the madness

With the collapse of a Zamboanga footbridge during an official inspection, substandard housing projects are now in the spotlight.

Will the DENR find ways to farm in the disputed lands of Boracay Island within the six-month closure of the island?

Contending with the Jeepney’s stubborn will to exist longer than our great-grandchildren’s great-grandchildren

Art + Design

The Danish design institution opens its first stand-alone store in Manila (and in Asia).

The UP Museum of a History of Ideas narrates the history of the state university vis-à-vis the emergence of the Filipino nation

Tour inside the Manila Central Post Office and discover the 250-year postal heritage of the Philippines and the architecture of Arellano, Tomas Mapua, and Doane.

The Philippine architecture pavilion curator (and former couturier) talks runways, muses, and seamless transitions

Practice

An urban planner and founding commissioner of the former Metro Manila Commission (now MMDA) crafts an argument against the madness

Visiting design exhibits, museums, heritage sites, and even socio-civic work can merit points. We prepared handy charts.

The pioneering engineer has worked with the legendary architects of Philippine Modernism. So what does he have to say about them?

For 1/0 Design Collective, smart progression is not a choice, but a necessity.