Tag: COVID-19

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...

New market segment revitalizes real estate industry

A new market segment is revitalizing the real estate industry disrupted by COVID 19, according to a recent study by leading real estate services firm Leechiu Property Consultants (LPC).  

For working moms who need a room of their own

As families have been staying home to work and study, it's getting harder for working moms, especially those with smaller children, to get work done. As they handle housework, supervision...

Creating a safe and touch-free home

Look around your house and notice all the appliances and fixtures you use. Have you realized that your home should also keep up with the changing times? This world of...

Learn to build your assets in the time of COVID-19

At the relaunch of The Philippine STAR’s ​Property Report PH​, David Leechiu, co-founder and CEO of Leechiu Property Consultants Inc., expressed optimism, saying that the Philippine market is improving despite...

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...

Smarthouse to build more isolation centers

Smarthouse Corp. has been offering clients alternative and cost-efficient building materials through the use of prefabricated technology. The Inter-Agency Task Force on the Management of Emerging Infection...

If you really want to eat out, go al fresco

When you’re tired of your own cooking or daily delivered food, al fresco dining is your next bet in the new-normal scheme of things. It’s like going back to the...

How to create a sanctuary space in your home

There are only a few months left before the end of the year, with no clear sign of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) letting up any time soon. As people...

Architects, designers reinvent our cities in the era of COVID-19

Before entering our house, we will have to go through a “mud room,” where we can leave our dirty shoes and soiled jackets, caps and whatnots. This doubles as a...

How to practice minimalism in the office

Without a doubt, the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has changed peoples’ lives in so many ways. So much so that it has also changed how offices and other public buildings...

How to create a sanitation area in your home

It’s been five months since the country was put under quarantine to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Still, thousands and thousands of people have still contracted...

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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.