Planning



Does Manila really need another reclamation?

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


Zamboanga footbridge collapse wake up call for housing officials

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


Is it really possible to farm in Boracay Island?

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


Para! Check out these kooky gadgets for your next Jeepney ride

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


The politics and problems of placemaking in the Philippines

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


What does inclusive street design look like?

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