Practice



Healthcare design will need you to understand architecture and engineering to produce effective interiors, says Pauline Cuevas-Bato

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


Professorial Typologies: The different professors you will meet in Architecture school

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


Architecture education should adapt to the realities of the profession

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


Reform follows values

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


Making an Architect, Testing an Architect

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


Think Big, Design Small: Designing for the Forgotten

Designing small means forsaking the non-essential, the pompous, and the profligate; focusing instead on nurturing people and the environment


Design, design, design before Build, Build, Build

Build, Build, Build, they say. First things first, we say. A 2019 editor's note asks what would happen if sports complexes were designed by athletes, malls were designed by mothers with small kids, and if government buildings were designed to keep civil servants civil and honest.


Same, Same, But Different: Tan Tik Lam on reconciling the tried and tested with the experimental

It's not easy having a celebrated architect as your father, but Bandung-based TTLA studio principal Tan Tik Lam forges his own path by assimilating lessons from his forebear and developing a distinctly personal approach to his architecture


The new normal is beyond this pandemic, two architects and a public policy consultant say

Second LIXIL live session reactors Leandro Poco, Benjee Mendoza, and Marco Sardillo redefine ‘new normal,’ bare real issues, and propose an overhaul of policies


Tolentino’s Manifesto

At no time are one's values and principles more critical than in this turbulent time of COVID-19, economic recession, and social unrest. We revisit the story behind the remarkable manifesto of AIDEA’s President & CEO.


Build a Better Normal: Advising Clients in a Brave New World

According to Asia Pacific Real Estate Association CEO Sigrid Zialcita, the building of the future is efficient, safe, smart, healthy, and sustainable


For Christine Bruckner, ‘Build a Better Normal’ means prioritizing the wellbeing of people and the planet

The M Moser Associates Director defines the leading role architects must take in defining a new paradigm towards a better normal