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

Order, nature, and the human spirit—some thoughts on placemaking

Jed Gomez discusses the situations by which real 'places' are engendered and comments on the importance of human spontaneity in placemaking

Why we need to get our tall buildings right

In his speech to a batch of architecture graduates, Geronimo V. Manahan warns of the dangers of tall buildings.

The politics and problems of placemaking in the Philippines

Ever craving perfection in the public realm, the long-suffering Paulo Alcazaren calls all his projects “a limited success”