The vernacular rhetoric is not without its problems. What do you consider as vernacular and indigenous in the first place?
How and why was the idea of the vernacular used in articulating Philippine national identity in modern architecture?
In Charlie Co's studio at home, deeply personal paintings depict him as the main subject, sometimes facing Death in various forms.
The architects who shaped the Escolta we wish we saw, the remnants of which are now being met by the swings of bulldozers.
The survival of Vigan through the centuries is a miracle. Learn from the experience of heritage conservation pioneer Fernando Nakpil Zialcita.
Chan Soo Khian’s Alila Villas Hadahaa in the Maldives tiptoe on the white sand and the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean.
Ever craving perfection in the public realm, the long-suffering Paulo Alcazaren calls all his projects “a limited success”
Art + Design
Ramon Orlina creates an altarpiece for the Trinity University of Asia chapel that draws churchgoers in by dispersing light
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?