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Architect and educator Henry V. de Jesus says an architectural education worth having is one that strives towards the expansion of conscience

In the design process, critical thinking is not about finding fixed solutions but is about ‘problematizing’ the changing world around us 

Two urbanists attempt to unpick what the future holds for architecture and urban planning in light of the Coronavirus pandemic

Healthcare interior designer Pauline Cuevas-Bato sheds light on learning interior design from the inside out, and how one can exercise beauty in the ordinary


Architecture

CIIT Philippines commissioned Buensalido + Architects to turn an abandoned mixed-use building into its contemporary creative main campus

Sangay Architects utilized bamboo as a primary material in MLR Polo Pavilion for the 2019 South East Asian Games Polo event

Fabian Tan Architect's Makio House is a minimalist home that embraces the light and views with heightened spatial experience through materiality

Inspired by jewel boxes, Jorge Yulo Architects and Associates crafts a spectacular dining experience for ­­a long-time client’s exclusive new brand

Planning

Landscape architect and former BluPrint EIC says that the Philippines has to achieve success in the island of Boracay for better tourism development 

Planning and design responses to the coronavirus pandemic are on a direct collision course with capitalist intent. What's the way around this?

The most liked and disliked Philippine cities according to a 2012 survey conducted by BluPrint and The Urban Partnerships Foundation

Art + Design

Hong Kong-based design studio DEFT shares design ideas for productive home areas to assist students and employees in everyday remote work and practice

National Artist Jerry Navarro’s Modernist transformations can be likened to a Buddhist avatar undergoing constant reincarnation

Roberto Robles' works span the range from Filipino verve to Zen silence, only to hear the sound of nature speak its eternal songs of transience

Manansala’s art bred a combination of confident machismo, devout Catholicism, and artistic restlessness devoted to the various genres in Modern Art

Practice

Things to learn from the wild and wacky characters walking the halls of the architecture academia

Opening the architecture education landscape and changing notions of success and achievement opens career options for Filipino architects

Industry leaders push for a reevaluation of life and design values, systemic change, and deepening the conversation on designing and developing a green, healthy, and sustainable built environment

Schools and government play a key role in shaping architecture and design destinies. Are they up to the job?