Architecture



Vernacularization in Philippine Modern Architecture (part 2)

The vernacular rhetoric is not without its problems. What do you consider as vernacular and indigenous in the first place?


Vernacularization in Philippine Modern Architecture (part 1)

How and why was the idea of the vernacular used in articulating Philippine national identity in modern architecture?


Escolta Maestros: 6 Filipino architects who shaped the old CBD

The architects who shaped the Escolta we wish we saw, the remnants of which are now being met by the swings of bulldozers. 


What was Vigan like before the UNESCO Heritage fame?

The survival of Vigan through the centuries is a miracle. Learn from the experience of heritage conservation pioneer Fernando Nakpil Zialcita.


The Alila Villas Hadahaa boasts a choreography of serene spaces

Chan Soo Khian’s Alila Villas Hadahaa in the Maldives tiptoe on the white sand and the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean.


Forging Modernism: The early years of Leandro Locsin

The poet of space's lyricism was the fruit of his own exposure to and practice of the other arts