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

Getting architecture built is an incredibly complex act. We call architects ‘leaders’ and ‘conductors’ (a hackneyed metaphor) of this complex production when, in truth, they are at the mercy of so many uncontrollable circumstances.

Build a Better Normal: Excellence in Times of Crises

Human health and wellbeing, and design excellence in a peri-pandemic built environment headline the third LIXIL live session

Frameworks for Development: Creating investable cities through LIFE and authenticity

AECOM’s Sylvester Wong, ADB-OPPP’s Sanjay Grover, and BUDJI+ROYAL’s Royal Pineda cite frameworks for fruitful private-public partnerships

Menarco CEO: Healthy Buildings Are a Human Right

Completed in 2018, Jimenez-Ong’s first project, the Menarco Tower, has earned the distinction of being the Healthiest Building in Southeast Asia, the first and only to be certified Gold in both LEED and WELL. 

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