Playing Favorites: 5 architects and their favorite materials

Materiality is what creates the experience, like the breath unfettered upon entering a building. It is those perceptible by touch; a hand on the frigid metal knob, back against the wood-paneled wall, or the

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?

David Consunji on working with Arguelles, Nakpil, Zaragoza and more

The pioneering engineer has worked with the legendary architects of Philippine Modernism. So what does he have to say about them?

Forging Modernism: The early years of Leandro Locsin

The poet of space's lyricism was the fruit of his own exposure to and practice of the other arts

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
The value is: