Notes on a Building: on remembrance, cultural preservation, and identity
This is the nature of human memory: to note in order to trace; and to trace in order to recall. It is a way of navigating the world; moreover, expressing the self through familiar
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?
Vernacularization in Philippine Modern Architecture (part 1)
How and why was the idea of the vernacular used in articulating Philippine national identity in modern architecture?
Befitting an Honorable Man: Bobby Mañosa
Joseph Javier reacts to the fiasco surrounding the National Artist Award for Bobby Mañosa