Blood, sweat, and dreams: The Palacio de Arzobispado de Nueva Segovia

The only surviving 18th-century arzobispado in the country, Palacio de Arzobispado de Nueva Segovia is a residence fit for an archbishop

On genius loci, placemaking and heritage—an interview with Augusto Villalon

Toti Villalon gave an idea of what genius loci is and shed light on how heritage conservation is also what people feel and remember

Well-designed spaces in a Singapore heritage shophouse

Blair Road is a quintessential row of shophouses, macaron-colored façades ornamented with relief and ceramic tiles showcasing the affluence of their first owners. The government made sure today’s walk through the district would not

Rio de Janeiro declared World Capital of Architecture for 2020

Last Friday, on January 18, 2019, UNESCO’s Assistant Director-General for Culture Ernesto Ottone R., Thomas Vonier, President of the International Union of Architects (UIA), and Verena Vicentini Andreatta, Municipal Secretary of the City of

The Henry: vintage ambiance meets contemporary standards

Once upon a time there was a fashionable seaside resort town called Pasay. It fronted a gorgeous seaside boulevard called Dewey line with rows of stately coconut trees, facing Manila Bay with its spectacular

Dissecting the stained glass windows at the Manila Cathedral

Artist Galo Ocampo bathes the church in glorious Marian light