Shabestan House incorporates a wind tower to ward off the Manila heat

Dominic Galicia seamlessly integrates passive cooling elements from indigenous Persian architecture into a modernist Manila home

BluPrint magazine celebrates two decades of design journalism

The Philippines' first and only architecture and design sourcebook commemorates its 20th year in an afternoon of thanksgiving and remembrance with former editors and friends in the design industry

Dominic Galicia notes on the Manila Central Post Office

This is where the material is deemed as valuable as those not perceptible by touch. For instance, like a letter, which is gathered from edge to tip before inserted in a stamped envelope to

Here are the new phases and faces of 8 structures

Concrete restorations and renovations in architecture propel the discipline forward. It is through these that one learns to grasp the importance behind preserving structures. All intricate columns, detailed sculptures, arches, and embroideries of notable

An editor’s note by Dominic Galicia: “Concept, like beauty, is elusive.”

"Does it adhere to the Vitruvian tenets of strength, usefulness, and beauty? Strength and usefulness abound in the man-made world, but not beauty."

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