Along Chino Roces Avenue Extension, hidden behind BDO beside Whitespace and Makati Hope School is the not so secret building that houses galleries, restaurants and offices, The Alley at the Karrivin. The places that can be visited here are The Drawing Room, Bellas Artes Outpost, Hydra Design group, Lanai, Poison, Wilde and Aphro.
The area is accessible and can be reached through one jeep if you are coming from WalterMart or Alphaland. Although it is quite hidden when you are…Read More
It is exactly 16 days before the architecture licensure examination here in The Philipines. This is the period with doubt, impatience, exhaustion and also excitement. These remaining days albeit short, is one of the most crucial moment of the examinee as this is the time where emotional stability and quotient is tested.
Board exams are not only the battle of the brains but of emotion. I had heard several accounts of superbly intelligent people that flopped the exam, there were…Read More
There are four main types of slums found in Metro Manila; these are the communities in coastal, those located beside the highways, those who are beside the river and those who are beside the dumpsite or landfill. The main livelihoods in these areas are scavenging and scrap dealing with an income of 150 PHP to 250 PHP daily.
Payatas is a community beside a landfill with almost 200,000 residents where urban blight caused by – shanties, lack of sense of direction,…Read More
As of the latest, there are 65 million displaced people due to politics and natural calamities. It is one of the primary concerns of Germany to mitigate this problem so in partnership of Goethe Institut and SoFA Design Institute, they formed Designers United: Sheltering for Displaced Humanity, a competition for socially responsible design as a platform to raise awareness about the problem.
It is an interdisciplinary competition that aims to create housing prototypes to…Read More
The Present National Art Gallery is part of the four buildings of the National Museum Complex. The Gallery showcases the works of the National Artists as well as the contemporary artists of the country. The Art gallery was the former Legislative building until 2003 when it was renovated to be a museum.
During the holidays, it is perfect to see the museums in the Metro to educate ourselves as well as to have a digital detox. They are one jeepney away from each other and most of them have…Read More