The Mornings After: Escolta Block Parties are more than one-night affairs

With a new wave of tenants and building owners, the Escolta creative movement is transforming Manila’s old downtown.

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?

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. 

The progressive and evolutionary minds behind 1/0 Design Collective

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