Tag: bahay kubo

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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Discovery Samal helps strengthen Davao tourism

With an approximate area of 5 hectares, Discovery Samal lies along the coast of Samal Island—a sprawling enclave offering carefully curated dining...

Royal Enfield launches new flagship store in Quezon City

Royal Enfield, the oldest motorcycle brand in continuous production, is enhancing the accessibility of its motorcycles, service, and accessories with the launch...

Once Again, ZamPen!

“Basilan province has been peaceful for a long time.” This was Mayor Sitti Djalia A. Turabin-Hataman’s (Mayor Dadah) pronouncement when she spoke...

These minimalist furniture pieces are made from recycled plastic

In the circular economy of plastics, plastic is viewed as a valuable material like wood and glass and can be reused continuously....

Spotlight on retail: Villar Convention RISE

Villar Group holds third edition of successful convention series Retail is alive and booming again with revenge spending brewing...