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Torre de Manila condo probe shows more Old Manila sites ‘in danger’

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THE FADED glory that was the Metropolitan Theater in central Manila EDWIN BACASMAS

Dr. Jose Rizal is not alone as a potential casualty of Manila’s changing cityscape.

Posted: September 7th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Experience National Artist for Architecture Pablo Antonio’s home

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“THE HOUSE is not about the luxury of materials. The luxury is the space surrounded by greenery. You can look at it artistically as a confluence of planes,” says Galicia. PHOTOS BY PJ ENRIQUEZ

The sunbean falls across the pond, touching the surface until it sparkles like metal. The gentle ripples then cast a pattern of moving silhouettes on the corner of the living room.

Posted: August 6th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Home and Entertaining,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Guidebook to heritage homes launched

THE COVER of Philippine Heritage Homes features the Alberto house in Biñan, Laguna that was razed by a fire in the ’70s but has been restored and transferred to Bagac, Bataan.

Score one for heritage conservationists with the coming release of “Philippine Heritage Homes: A Guidebook,” a team effort of Jaime C. Laya, Ph.D., architect Cristina V. Turalba and Martin I. Tinio, Jr.

Posted: July 13th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns | Read More »

Memories haunt me from Manila to Catanduanes

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AUTHOR Pablo Tariman sitting in the hallway of the old Metropoolitan Theater

At 65, I’m susceptible to nostalgia. It comes anytime in my workaday world, like when riding the MRT-LRT trains from my Pasig home to various offices to claim my contributor’s checks.

Posted: June 22nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Vigan in running for Wonder City tag

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Vigan City

Here’s one list the country would be proud to be on for a change. The Department of Foreign Affairs is calling on Filipinos worldwide to vote for the heritage city of Vigan, Ilocos Sur, in the New7Wonders Cities campaign, a global competition initiated by Swiss nonprofit New7Wonders Foundation.

Posted: May 25th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

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