Tag: architecture

Postcards from Iceland: Architectural marvels in the land of fire and ice

Getting to Iceland is no easy journey. From Manila you travel more than 20 hours to reach this remote Nordic island nation. As the plane descends, you will see a...

Blending Italian and Filipino styles of architecture

As an Italian architect living and working in the Philippines, I am often asked whether my work at my company, IDC, is a blend of Italian and Filipino styles. There...

Going bold with property design

The pandemic has affected the world of architecture and design in many different ways.  Property Report talked to Alexandra Champalimaud, founder of New York-based Champalimaud Design and Angel Yang,...

Appreciating architecture and its opportunities

Architects are called engineers too often that it seems as if society is having a hard time trying to determine what architects and engineers do differently. Our world today...

Great architecture and the stories behind it

What is it about traveling that we love most? It is the excitement of visiting new places and learning about history and culture. It is the thrill of immersing in...

Designing safer and healthier office spaces

The pandemic has caused a shift in our ideas about community. We have embraced the reality that community does not pertain only to physical connections, but also to virtual communities,...

The future of architecture: Green is in

On the UC Berkeley website, there was a roundtable discussion among engineers, architects, business leaders and building physicists that discussed climate change adaptation and sustainable design. The kind of knowledge...

The post-pandemic architecture of physical spaces

A  space used to be just a space. But now more than ever, because of the pandemic, real estate is more connected to people’s health and wellbeing. A space with...

Robbie Antonio’s beleaguered proptech firm pivots amid pandemic

Built on the idea of making world-class designer homes accessible and affordable, Robbie Antonio's Revolution Precrafted found itself in a precarious position when its operations were disrupted. 

Architecture and technology: Designing for the post-COVID world

The team-up of architectural design and technology can offer numerous solutions to address the current crisis on COVID-19 and future pandemics when they happen. Structures like...

Architecture firm provides scholarship grants for promising students

The Leonardo A. Poco & Associates, Architects (LAPAA), a professional architectural design and planning firm that tailors and executes beautiful cost-effective design solutions, has provided full subsidies for tuition and...

Responding to disasters: Are we prepared?

During the 37th National Convention of the United Architects of the Philippines (UAP) 2011, former Public Works Secretary Rogelio Singson said that as designers and builders of society, “the United...

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Addressing the housing problem: The task continues

Housing czar Eduardo Del Rosario, the first ever chief of the newly created Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) is...

Pasay Monorail means better connectivity, convenience and higher land values at the MOA complex

Imagine reaching the SM Mall of Asia in Pasay from Quezon City or elsewhere, in a breeze.  Visitors to...

A great contribution to urban housing:8990 Holdings Inc. wows with new expansive amenities

8990 Holdings, Inc. (8990) unveiled new expansive amenities for its residents at the Urban Deca Homes Ortigas, its largest condominium community project...

Feel the beauty in value with Hermosa, Vista Global South’s first residential condominium property

With the WFH set up, many city dwellers are packing their bags to work remotely in one of the country's premier resorts.