Tag: bahay kubo

The rich heritage of Philippine architecture

Filipino architecture always amazes me. I am very interested in the historical heritage of the Philippines—from modern to Spanish period designs, as well as the ancestral forms like the famous bahay...

From capitello to bahay kubo: The intersections between Italian and Filipino architecture

Whenever we talk about Italian architecture, images of classical Roman structures come to mind—columns with intricate capitello (Dorico, Ionic, Corinzio, Composite), timpani, trabeazioni. The Colosseum, the Pantheon, St. Peter’s Square...

It’s a hut topic

“It gives credence indeed that whether in the lowlands or highlands, the bahay kubo endures as the most successful archetype for Philippine architecture.” —Augusto Villalon, Lugar: Essays on Philippine Heritage...

Revisiting the Ifugao hut

The resourcefulness, creativity, and ingenuity of the Ifugaos can be seen in how they construct their homes. The native Ifugao hut, for example, is an architectural wonder. It can withstand...

Nature, creativity & the bahay kubo

A building is like a living organism, and there is no living organism that does not work in symbiosis with its environment. One of the best structures...

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.

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