Title 20,word eBook me and I know the field deep inside. Oct 15, The Beyond the Bahay Kubo showcases 16 premier residential projects designed by two of the leading proponents of contemporary Philippine. Please click button to get beyond the bahay kubo book now. It often serves as an icon of Philippine culture or, more specifically, Filipino rural culture. Bahay Kubo is a well-loved Philippine folk song that celebrates the bounty of the land. Beyond the bahay kubo: It is in this that the firm brings fourth a new dimension in design, achieved through the creation of a diverse team with a myriad of disciplines, bahya to translate, as best they.
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But his nationalism went beyond mere surface details. In the process it is defining what sustainable architecture means in the Philippine context, and carving out a significant niche for itself in an intensely competitive field. In a tropical setting like the Philippines, this means designing for the climate. Too many buildings are designed to look good without considering livable they are. Too many designers disregard how the sun hits the windows during the day, which direction the breeze usually comes from, or how rain will hit the roof.
In essence, it already embodies the principles of climate-conscious architecture. It is built from readily available sustainable materials. The high pitched thatch roof insulates the interior from the heat of the sun, while shedding rain and shading the occupants. The house on stilts design allows cross ventilation not just laterally from the large windows, but vertically from the silong beneath. We have synthetic materials that provide insulation while lasting forever.
Indigenous natural materials such as bamboo and wood go through new engineering processes to make them even more suitable to modern designs. This is one of the directions the company aims to focus on even as it opens itself to international opportunities. Through the interior elements, the use of indigenous materials has constantly been provided with opportunities to bring out what naturally abound tied to adaptation of available technology.
In the end, you get what you pay for, a place you can really call home, in a housing development that has a real potential to grow into a community. Rather than cram as many units as possible into the property, the company allocated an unheard-of 60 per cent of the land for open space and gardens.
The design, inspired by the bahay kubo and bahay-na-bato, made extensive use of indigenous and recycled materials and allowed for passive cooling. Each unit was provided with a gallon rainwater collection tank for use in watering plants, flushing toilets and washing cars. Very few developers put real emphasis on design It is about to embark on scholarships for deserving architecture students.
Beyond the Bahay Kubo
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