B+Abble 2020: Notes from the 2-day design talks

B+Abble 2020 ran two days online with four speakers and one guest host touching on the past, present, and future of Philippine architecture

Anna Sy’s B Residence alludes to the bahay na bato’s sense of openness

Anna Sy prioritizes layout before anything else in designing a family home with multiple options for circulation and privacy

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

Isla Cabana Resort in Siargao enlaces Filipino native design

The Isla Cabana is a beautiful Philippine contemporary resort in Siargao

Filipino Form and Substance

To design a true Filipino city, architects and planners need to understand the first principles of Filipino urbanism.

G1 Lodge encapsulates a total rethink of what Cordilleran architecture could convey today

No two angles are the same at G1 Lodge, as Baguio-based 90 Design Studio ply Cordilleran timber in the most malleable of manners