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Hotelier Loh Lik Peng’s fascinating fear and Unlisted collection of hotels

It began with the renovation of a run-down building nobody wanted—a brothel gone out of business in Chinatown’s red light district.


andramatin finds big opportunities by staying rooted in Indonesia

The humble man in the black shirt and sandals just wants to enjoy the work and design process while he can, especially in his homeland.


Localizing green buildings: Will BERDE take the LEED?

On developing our own green building rating system


What St. Mark’s Basilica taught me about sustainability

4,240 square meters of golden mosaics in an old Byzantine church bring sustainability to light


LEED the game: A look into the green building rating system

How did this system achieve such PR and market dominance?


BluPrint Conversations continues—catch its return this July 19!

After a two-year hiatus, BluPrint Conversations is back with a new season and a new host this July! Watch new episodes on our website, Facebook page, and on TV 100 Youtube channel.


Romance and Illusion in Architecture

Architects find love and revenge in movies, but little of it in reality.


Creativity and playfulness in the Buensalido+Architects office

Buensalido+Architects calls itself a “laboratory for testing ideas,” and squeezing every last drop of creativity from everyone is a must.


Here are alternative ways to earn CPD points. Selfies required.

Visiting design exhibits, museums, heritage sites, and even socio-civic work can merit points. We prepared handy charts.


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?


The progressive and evolutionary minds behind 1/0 Design Collective

For 1/0 Design Collective, smart progression is not a choice, but a necessity.


Why we need to get our tall buildings right

In his speech to a batch of architecture graduates, Geronimo V. Manahan warns of the dangers of tall buildings.