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The architectural heritage conservation practice throughout today’s world is both pervasive and dynamic. As the world gets older, there is a need to provide a sense of identity and continuity for future generations, and more and more people endeavor to gather ideas and take action—especially solutions—in insuring them this. Architect Markel Luna is one of
The harrowing effect of Covid-19 has prompted a surge in upgraded thinking. As we retreat IN our homes, we’re asked to think big and OUT of the box to prepare for the new normal. As we are now learning the hard way, we are forced into transforming our thinking towards hope, not distress. Our built
Amid the unprecedented impact of COVID-19 and with entire Luzon placed under Enhanced Community Quarantine, DATEM remains committed to supporting communities and keeping the value of malasakit alive. Flatten the curve To help in efforts to flatten the curve, DATEM built Emergency Quarantine Facilities (EQF) at the National Kidney Institute and Philippine Army General Hospital.
The Special Committee of the Emergency Architects (EA) of the United Architects of the Philippines (UAP) has been developing alternative temporary shelter (ATS) solutions for the past 4 years in collaboration with ACCORD, other NGOs and their partner LGUs. Some models were actually deployed and tested in a few emergency events in the NCR. Action
Malate has always been known as the bohemian enclave of Manila with its many artsy cafes and galleries, bustling nightlife and irrepressible energy. The district was the place to go to socialize and a haven for artists and musicians. If you want culture and more, Malate was the place. But that was way before the
Located in Chengdu's evolving Tianfu New Area, the mixed-use project  will provide living and working environments designed to enhance the  well-being of some 70,000 researchers, office staff, residents, and  visitors, according to ZHA. The name 'Unicorn Island' is a reference  to the multitude of $1 billion-worth “unicorn” tech start-up companies  that operate in China. Once
Zaha Hadid Architects is set to build interconnected towers for  open-plan headquarters for OPPO in Shenzhen, China. The amorphous OPPO headquarters is designed by Zaha Hadid Architects  to accommodate the continual growth of the company dubbed as China's  leading smartphone manufacturer. The headquarters will measure 185,000-square-metres, and in a bid to  echo the company's "commitment
Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) won at 2019 World Architectural Festival (WAF) under the Completed Buildings: Transport Category, last December 6, 2019, at Amsterdam, The Netherlands. WAF was dubbed as the world’s largest interactive global architectural awards program and festival in the world. The structure of Terminal 2 was designed by multi-awarded firm Integrated Design Associates