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Menarco Tower leads the way with wellness-oriented design

Philippine collaboration with an entrepreneurial wellness advocate sets an aspirational standard for healthy working in the city


RT+Q revamps a house from the ’60s into a breezy terrace house

Singapore firm RT+Q Architects carves out breathing spaces from the sides of a terrace house to make it feel like a breezy single-detached residence


‘Micro Civic Architecture: On Making Waste’ probes HK’s waste issues

'Making Waste Public' exhibit explores Hong Kong's waste problems and the various strategies to reintegrate waste back into the city


Square one: Malcolm Square rehab breathes new life into Baguio

Baguio City's new Malcolm Square designed by 90 Design Studio reintroduces the city's once underutilized public space


Foster + Partners’ new Apple Store in Macau inspired by paper lanterns

Carved out of a densely planted bamboo forest, the plaza forms an oasis of tranquility, an urban room that draws people into the site


See a Kalinga Village evolve through the lens of a photojournalist

On documenting Luplupa and its metamorphosis from 1986 to 2013 before it was irrevocably lost


Museums in Makati and Manila you can visit for free (and for a fee)

The most-awaited National Museum of Natural History opens its doors to public on International Museum Day, while other museums offered free admissions


Jaro’s Casa Mariquit, a bahay na bato as graceful as its namesake

A spruced up 200-year old Javellana home in Iloilo, pays tribute to a matriarch and her beloved


Zubu explores the distortion of masses in this QC home

Zubu DA takes simple massing out for a spin in the "Distorted Box House" that constantly surprises its owner


David Consunji on working with Arguelles, Nakpil, Zaragoza and more

The pioneering engineer has worked with the legendary architects of Philippine Modernism. So what does he have to say about them?


Flux and fluidity of Calatrava works photographed by Karchmer

The visionary structures of Calatrava, and the artistic eye of Karchmer who captures, frames and presents them as still images


Two blocks and a void characterize multi-family home by Ed Ledesma

The Twin House by Ed Ledesma is a moment capturing the essence of life centered on the family as a guiding force.