Practice



Architectural photographs (or the remains of our buildings)

In a country with little regard for our built heritage, photographs become ammunition in our conservation battles


Palafox benefits from structuring business into two companies

Karmi Palafox shares the benefits of restructuring Palafox Associates in a country mired by protectionist laws


Tech and segmentation bolster operations in AIDEA Philippines

Zeal for technology and a unique organizational structure make AIDEA Philippines an efficient and well-oiled machine


Meaningful by Design: An Interview with Lyndon Neri (part 2)

Lyndon Neri navigates the challenges faced by an ever growing international design practice like Neri&Hu


Meaningful by Design: An Interview with Lyndon Neri (part 1)

The Neri&Hu principal bemoans how people fuss over “is it form follows function or function follows form?”


Must we pursue Iconism?

If we were to believe Jencks, Generic Individualism is today’s International Style. Is that what we want to do? Produce trophy buildings and icon wannabes?


Charles Jencks critiques big architecture

The architecture historian classifies iconic projects into Monothematitis, Generic Individualism, and Poetry


T3 Architects’ ‘office’ in a garden in Ho Chi Minh City

General director and co-founder of T3 Architects Charles Gallavardin on starting his firm and the company’s green-pronged design approach


“Plus Ultra” – Geronimo Manahan told U.P. Class ’99

We dig up BluPrint's very first issue to find words of wisdom to a batch of young architects entering the 21st century


Shelter dialogue recap: Building architecture, disaster-resilience, and AI

Building disaster-resilient and technologically-adaptive architecture in the Philippines


Shelter dialogue recap: Architecture as a global practice

The rise, the tensions, and the future of Philippine architecture as a globally-competitive practice


A+ Design Group co-creates with Virtual Design and Construction

An exclusive interview with A+ Design Group’s Chairman & Founder Jojo Tolentino and CEO Serge Bruylants