Planning



Lighting Healthy Spaces: Interview with Jinkie de Jesus

No matter where we are, either relaxing in the bedroom or working in the office, visual comfort is essential when it comes to lighting.


Vision 2030: A Regional Spatial Strategy for Metro Luzon

With two-fifths of our population living in Metro Luzon Region, we need to formulate a regional spatial strategy that shapes and enables a just and equitable society


Sorsogon reinvents itself to be disaster-resilient

Sorsogon City has become a model for disaster-resilient towns and cities by proactively addressing climate change and taking local actions


Architecture and planning in the time of coronavirus—what’s next? 

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


Paulo Alcazaren elaborates on comprehensive planning lessons from Boracay

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


Post-Pandemic Deconstruction

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


What makes a great Philippine City (Part 2)

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


What makes a great Philippine City? (Part 1)

A look at several major metropolises in Asia, Europe, Latin America and North America, what makes them great, and how our local cities compare to them


One Zero Design Co. views Escolta through harrowing and hopeful visions in ‘Imprints’ exhibit

Imprints imagines Escolta into two realities: one devoid of heritage, another a reinvigorated community respecting its history