Architecture



5 ‘green over gray’ sustainable architecture projects by Emilio Ambasz

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


Lacson Mansion Ruins, a neo-Romanesque memento mori

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.


Pookginhawa: The Filipino spirit at the 16th Venice Architecture Biennale

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


The Romanesque Revivalist Jaro Cathedral and its ‘unfaithful’ additions

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


These 5 houses exemplify responses to our tropical climate

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


Miagao Church’s naked coralline limestone, a mistake for authenticity

Without protective plastering, the facade of the Miagao Church glows a golden sheen dawn after dawn belying signs of worsening decay under its skin