Vote now for Filipino firm DEQA to win Architizer A+ People’s Choice Award

Denise de Castro’s firm, DEQA (formerly DDC Architecture Studio), has been shortlisted by Architizer A+ Awards 2019, the only Filipino firm to be shortlisted this year. The deadline for voting DEQA’s entry, the Rizal

Philippine Pavilion World Expo 2020 Dubai

It’s wavy. It’s permeable. It’s landscaped with indigenous plants—no, not Philippine plants, but flora native to Dubai. It’s called Bangkóta, an ancient Tagalog word for “coral reef.” Finally, the much-awaited renders and details! We

Filipino Feminism and Sustainability

The 2018 Global Gender Gap Report, which is published annually by the World Economic Forum (WEF), ranks the Philippines as the 8th in the world in terms of addressing the gaps in gender parity.

DESIGN DIALOGUES: The importance of finding and understanding your own design process

We are all familiar with the traditional classroom learning setting. The teacher takes the center part of the room and starts to talk. As soon as we reach the end of another of one

COMPLETE LIST OF PASSERS: January 2019 Architect Licensure Exam results

The examinations were administered in different PRC testing centers all over the country including Manila, Baguio, Cebu, Davao, Legaspi, and Zamboanga on January 25 and 27. Justin Lei Germino Ramos from Cebu Institute of

Taiwan shares its design to the region and beyond

Very recently, Taiwan has gained a renewed popularity as a tourist destination. While the symbiosis of Oriental traditions and forward charm can be seen all throughout this small yet independent nation, nowhere is the