Ken Yeang on the Future Design of Modern Cities


Archian Design Architect Studio Bacolod City

Ken Yeang on the Future Design of Cities

Architect Ken Yeang Picture

Architect Ken Yeang Picture

Architect Ken Yeang is one of the Award Winning Read more of this post

Green Schol in Bali, Indonesia: Aga Khan Award for Architecture


Archian Design Architect Studio Bacolod City

Green Schol in Bali, Indonesia: Aga Khan Award for Architecture

There is a price for Industry. We Pay it in full to the Environment. But destroying the Environment is not the solution. There is an alternative way to live which sustains life.

Design for Railing and Staircase Railing

Design for Railing and Staircase Railing

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Lubrico Commercial-Residential Compound


Archian Design Architect Studio Bacolod City

Lubrico Cluster Commercial Residential Compound
Bacolod, Negros Occidental, Philippines

Here is the Proposal for the Development in Homesite for the Lubrico Commercial Residential Development.

The Concept is a 2-Entrance for Residences on opposite sides of the Lot. Then The Frontage will have rentable commercial Shops which can be rented by Commercial Establishments or can have an Internet Shope fitted in.

12-06 Lubrico Aerial Perspective

12-06 Lubrico Aerial Perspective

The Perspective Shows the Shop in the Front and the Two Houses in the Back with a Firewall seperating the Read more of this post

Architecture Web Links


Archian Design Architect Studio Bacolod City

Arbitatt: Pictures and slideshows of architecturally interesting buildings from around the world, features on current projects (submissions accepted) and biographies of famous architects.

Archibot: Architecture portal. Includes select list of online resources, forum and news headlines from around the net.

Archihub: A forum for architects and designers to share their knowledge and discuss architecture.

Archinform: International architectural database listing thousands of built and unbuilt projects. 20th-century architecture is the main theme.

Archiseek: Architecture forums, planning news, architectural competition announcements, and guides to the architecture of selected countries and cities. Read more of this post

History of Philippine Architecture


Archian Design Architect Studio Bacolod City

The first inhabitants of the Philippine Islands arrived between 300 and 200 B.C. They were of Malay-Polynesian descent. The people lived in groups of 30-100 families in societies known as barangay. They were mainly an agricultural and fishing people, others were nomadic. Trade with mainland asia, especially China, was established by these people. In the 14th century, Islam was introduced. Then in 1521, Magellan stumbled upon the islands in his attempt to circumnavigate the world. This was the introduction of the Philippines to the western world. What followed was 300 years of rule by the Spanish and the acceptance of Roman-Catholicism, Read more of this post

Finding Philippine Architecture


Archian Design Architect Studio Bacolod City

By Paulo G. Alcazaren

The first year of the new millennium was a year of trauma, reflection and re-orientation for the Philippines and Philippine architecture. Little came by way of actual buildings completed, and those in progress were still mostly foreign-designed or influenced, contributing little to the development of Filipino architecture. In fact, the biggest news in the architectural world was the demolition of landmark buildings and damage caused to heritage structures and sites. Much like the political and social structure of our country, the integrity of our built heritage and emerging architecture was and is being shaken to its very foundations.

Philippine architecture, both product and profession, faces the danger of deterioration of quality and depth Read more of this post