DANGAT: A Community Based Emergency Operations Center

Cellou Lapinid of University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines proposes an Emergency Operations Center for residents living within the perimeter. Dangat means arrival, symbolizing the arrival of colonization, and the rebirth of a new purpose that is futuristic and helpful for the residents in case of calamity. Lapinid sees the area as a Read more about DANGAT: A Community Based Emergency Operations Center[…]

Paco Village: A Community Center

Dahniel Mendoza from Bulacan State University aspires to maximize space, give livelihood, and make sure that education and recreation will not be left behind. With his entry “Paco Village: A Community Center”, he proves that he deserves to be our 6th Place Winner. The site is equipped to accommodate residents in the area, providing job Read more about Paco Village: A Community Center[…]

De Ilaw

Roel Alejandrino of Don Honorio Ventura State University visualizes an innovative, mixed used building that alters as a photography site to sustain it’s tourism promotion. De Ilaw is inspired by a Peel Reel, protecting the safety of old film rolls recorded by a camera. The site reimagines a Paco Station with delight as the structure Read more about De Ilaw[…]

Preserving Culture, Nourishing Architecture

Jonathan Temporada of Don Honorio Ventura State University projected an accessible place with a wise use of energy sources in his design for Anyuhay. The structure is composed of a museum, a public library and a cultural center with public spaces and commercial stalls to add employment and income for locals. The buffer zone is Read more about Preserving Culture, Nourishing Architecture[…]

LUMA x BAGO: A Proposed Social and Cultural Center

Jay Oliver Cadaguit of Tarlac State University proposes his design utilizing one of the most abundant plants in the country, bamboo. In his design, he re imagines a social space bounded by remnants of the Old Paco Station. Aside from the vision of sustainability and heritage preservation, Cadaguit sees the potential of using bamboo as Read more about LUMA x BAGO: A Proposed Social and Cultural Center[…]

MOBIUS: Connecting People Through Art

The design by John Carlo Mendoza of National University garnered the Second Place and the Best Presentation Award. Mobius promotes cultural appreciation through an art gallery surrounded by commercial spaces with a garden atop the structure. The walkable, biker friendly structure has a food park, transportation hub, events space, and a dancing fountain to accentuate Read more about MOBIUS: Connecting People Through Art[…]

FUSION: An Integrated Public Terminal Cum Commercial

Our first design feature is the winning piece of Nemesio Ugaddan Jr. of Technological Institute of the Philippines Quezon City.  Let’s take a look and see what the edge of the design he presented was. FUSION: An Integrated Public Terminal Cum Commercial Ugaddan’s design is inspired by the mythical bird Phoenix, a symbolism of death Read more about FUSION: An Integrated Public Terminal Cum Commercial[…]