By Glenna Aquino
Taking elements of vernacular architecture, like wide overhanging eaves, pitched roofs, raised pile foundations and local building materials such as wood and stone, the country’s best architects started a trend in the 1970s.
Do-it-yourselfBy Anton Barretto
, Marissa Lopa
Organizing your closet is always a challenge especially if you have limited space. Shoes and flip-flops pile up and gather dust on the floor.
The ConsumerBy Linda Bolido
Sustainable development that provides for today’s basic needs, while assuring that future generations have enough for themselves, cannot be achieved by relying on government alone.
By Dennis Ladaw
Like bonsai, ikebana is an art of arranging plants and flowers that has long been practiced in Japan. Filipino ikebana enthusiasts say it is “an ancient and highly creative art of flower arrangement that dates back to the 13th century.”
By Marge C. Enriquez
The most lavish handmade carpets in Balmoral Castle, one of the homes of the British royal family, as well as in the palaces of the sultan of Brunei and of Middle East sheikhs, are made in the Philippines. Prized for the artistry, enduring quality and refinement of its carpets, the brand originally known as Tai Ping Luxury Carpets is rebranding itself as Pamana.