Tag: architecture

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...

Why should you hire an architect?

When people decide to build residences, commercial buildings, high-rise condominiums, or any vertical structures habitable for man, they should realize that the right professional to go to is an architect.

Challenges of architecture today

(The author is the immediate past national president of the United Architects of the Philippines and the first national president from Mindanao. He has been in the private practice for...

Old meets new: Reimagining the bahay kubo

There’s something oddly alluring about the metro’s awe-inspiring skyline and glittering night lights, especially if you’re getting an uninterrupted view from sky deck lounges or from the hills of Antipolo.

Filipino architects urged to bring equitable urban community solutions

Every October, the World Architecture Day celebrates the work and commitment of all architects and some famous architectural masterpieces. This year, in the midst of the global COVID-19 pandemic, Filipino...

Breathing new life into our cities

Our cities are for people. As professionals of the built environment, the architects, planners, designers, and engineers at Palafox Associates and Palafox Architecture Group, Inc. see it as their mission...

How COVID-19 is changing the Filipino home

Quick fixes, storage solutions, condo etiquette, and plants on facades of houses and buildings as discussed by designers Ivy Almario and Jason Buensalido, and property management head Eric Calupe.

Makati: Weaving modernity with distinctive history

Makati is best known as the country’s premier Central Business District. It set the mold for this over 50 years ago and it has not stopped improving on the model. Although it...

The impact of architecture

When functionality and aesthetic facets meet, amazing architectural achievements make their way to becoming appreciated for generations. Architecture impacts our lives in ways we never expect. Good architecture means bringing balance into...

Motif Studio opens its doors for collaborations

In the decades of old, office spaces were designed using cubicles, separating the bosses from the staff, and the employees from one another. Today, more and more companies and offices are changing...

Damosa Land wins anew at PropertyGuru Philippines Property Awards

Damosa Land, Inc. bagged this year’s prestigious PropertyGuru Philippines Property Awards for Damosa Diamond Tower in three different categories. Damosa Diamond Tower, the third building to rise soon in Damosa IT Park, won...

Remembering I.M. Pei: Icon, inspiration, friend

(Ambassador Antonio is the chairman and CEO of Century Properties Group, and is Special Envoy of the President to the United States. Through his firm, he has worked with international names including...

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