The installation of 20-foot (six-meter)-tall letters spelling out T-R-U-M-P on the side of the billionaire’s gleaming Chicago skyscraper has triggered a war of words between Donald Trump and Rahm Emanuel — with the city’s mayor saying he’s looking for a way to undo the “architecturally tasteless” sign, and the developer in no mood to take anything down.
By Niña P. Calleja
Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Francis Tolentino has proposed the creation of the Escolta Redevelopment Administration to help revive the area and turn it into Manila’s transport, tourism, business and culinary heritage hub.
By Dona Z. Pazzibugan
Property developer Ortigas & Co. challenged the country’s architecture students on Tuesday to design a house and school building that can withstand winds of up to 250 kilometers per hour and an intensity eight earthquake.
By Maricar Cinco
Let me tell you how it goes,” said Jaime Diones, 50. “The story begins at Mt. Bahay na Bato (stone house), then Mt. Hagdan (staircase) and, of course, we have Mt. Silyang Bato (stone chair),” he said.
By TJ Burgonio
Architect and urban planner Felino Palafox Jr. said Wednesday that he wasn’t retracting his earlier statement that the bunkhouses for Supertyphoon “Yolanda’’ victims were substandard.