Design Elements that Fit Every Filipino Home, and Which Your Home Should Have

Why your home needs these design elements. If you want a home that appeals to the heart of a typical Filipino family, make sure to incorporate these design elements. Every house should be a home. That's the Filipino home architecture ideal. We don't just design houses and interiors---we incorporate living into them. Or else, all … Continue reading Design Elements that Fit Every Filipino Home, and Which Your Home Should Have

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Alternative Dirty Kitchen Ideas for Filipino Homes

Dirty kitchens are extensions of main kitchens to serve as some sort of a work area where the dirty jobs are done. So, if you want to preserve the beauty of your main kitchen (which serves as mere display) and refuse to have anything messy or violent to be done there, you set up a … Continue reading Alternative Dirty Kitchen Ideas for Filipino Homes

How About Stair Inserts?

Ever heard of stair inserts? Stairs have always been a problem where proper space utilization is concerned. In college, as an Architecture student, we often took time deciding where best to place a stairwell so that our design, area relationships and smooth flow of movement wouldn't be compromised. At times, whole ground and second floor … Continue reading How About Stair Inserts?

Will Huge Glass Panels Work in the Philippines?

Image from 36inc.com It's so tempting to design a house with huge glass panels all around because of its aesthetic effect. Especially so if the location affords a good view of the outdoors, like a rest house in Tagaytay or Baguio overlooking a mountainous scenery. Or, a house right here in Metro Manila overlooking a … Continue reading Will Huge Glass Panels Work in the Philippines?