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Karmi Palafox shares the benefits of restructuring Palafox Associates in a country mired by protectionist laws

Zeal for technology and a unique organizational structure make AIDEA Philippines an efficient and well-oiled machine

Lyndon Neri navigates the challenges faced by an ever growing international design practice like Neri&Hu

The Neri&Hu principal bemoans how people fuss over “is it form follows function or function follows form?”


The combined studio-and-exhibition space of the Syjuco ArtLab is a vital hub for multi-media experimentation

Fabian Tan Architect reinterprets a barn house through a modern home for a family of four in Malaysia

The use of simple passive cooling techniques altogether inhibits heat gain in the R House

Azerbaijan asked for symbol of openness and progress, Zaha Hadid Architects built a manifesto of modernity


Ever craving perfection in the public realm, the long-suffering Paulo Alcazaren calls all his projects “a limited success”

Metro Manila streets are killing us. It’s about time we redesigned them so Filipinos can walk with dignity.

AECOM's Sean Chiao shares his four-point framework for planning Asian cities

Moshen Mostafavi puts forward an idea that goes beyond constructing a more energy-efficient environment

Art + Design

Formica Group launches new Asia Collection laminates with designs anchored on Asian urban lifestyles

Joe Chikamori, a Vietnam-based Japanese architect, deviates from Japanese clichés

Singaplural 2018 recalls what Albert Einstein once said about play—it is the highest form of research.

ArtFairPH/PHOTO, presented by Swiss bank Julius Baer, showcases a range of subjects and the power of a medium.


If we were to believe Jencks, Generic Individualism is today’s International Style. Is that what we want to do? Produce trophy buildings and icon wannabes?

The architecture historian classifies iconic projects into Monothematitis, Generic Individualism, and Poetry

General director and co-founder of T3 Architects Charles Gallavardin on starting his firm and the company’s green-pronged design approach

We dig up BluPrint's very first issue to find words of wisdom to a batch of young architects entering the 21st century