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BluPrint’s Second Volume for 2023: Creating Connections talks about the importance of integrating natural elements to built environments. BluPrint highlights six projects that connect indoor and outdoor spaces to bring users closer to nature and reap its benefits.
Learn how architects seamlessly create connections between natural and built through innovative designs.
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Credits
Text IVAN QUERUBIN
Interview RICK FORMALEJO
Photography ED SIMON
Videographer EXCEL PANLAQUE
Art Direction DIANNE FERNANDO
Video Producer MIGUEL LIM
Sittings Editor GEEWEL FUSTER

Shoot Coordination MAE TALAID and MJ ALMERO

Windows Over Windows

It’s what you do when you’re a green-loving architect like Formzero’s Cherng Yih Lee, and your client isn’t interested in the forest outside

Windows Over Windows

5 mins

The Office Of New Life Stories

D-Associates Architect’s office building in Jakarta is just how principals Gregorius Yolodi and Maria Rosantina want it— green, creative, and nurturing—just as they want their team to be

The Office Of New Life Stories

5 mins

Stark Beauty

When you’ve got great bones designed by Park + Associates, the structure should be the architecture

Stark Beauty

4 mins

Sunday's Best

Willis Kusuma’s multi-functional Mister Sunday elevates the Jakarta café scene with the timelessness and formal honesty of concrete

Sunday's Best

4 mins

Brut Force

Raw concrete is experiencing a renaissance, but how compatible is it with tropical weather? Jakarta-based architect and frequent concrete user Willis Kusuma responds

Brut Force

6 mins

Workaholics Finish First

Bangkok’s Architectural Studio of Work-Aholic (ASWA) takes their first stab at WAF and counts on the power of spatial storytelling to take home the prize

Workaholics Finish First

3 mins

People Obssessed With Design

Park + Associates: Crafting architecture with good bones and spaces that resonate with individuals

People Obssessed With Design

5 mins

Firm Follows Feeling

Bangkok-based landscape architecture firm P Landscape emphasizes the human experience and feeling through contemporary integration of art, culture, and ecology

Firm Follows Feeling

5 mins

Tried and Tested

WAF and INSIDE multi-awardee Hypothesis’ researchintensive approach produces complete design solutions that are anything but formulaic

Tried and Tested

2 mins

Crew's Control

Young Thai studio Creative Crews finds a worldwide audience for three very different projects: a rural homestay, a classroom for the blind, and their own office, all indicative of the practice’s adaptive design solutions

Crew's Control

5 mins

Shaped For Pleasure

Sharing the same core values with the client, DEQA Design Collaborative designs a house that is perfectly shaped for their lifestyle

Shaped For Pleasure

6 mins

Steel by Eduardo Calma

MAGIS HOMES

Steel by Eduardo Calma

4 mins

When Form Follows Beauty

RT+Q’s reclusive Pakubuwono House in Jakarta manifests beauty in polar opposites: the simple and the extravagant, the private and the public, the functional and the impractical

When Form Follows Beauty

5 mins

Natural Flow

Jakarta-based studio Nataneka Arsitek embraces natural movement within a crisp, modernist package

Natural Flow

3 mins

Permanent Pleasures

An exercise in crafting space, material, and texture for a house of unadulterated enjoyment in Manila that sets Nazareno + Guerrero Design Consultancy apart from the rest

Permanent Pleasures

4 mins

Renovating A National Artist

By respecting its original program, Rebecca Plaza revives a Leandro Locsin house to last another fifty years

Renovating A National Artist

4 mins

Form Follows Family Tradition

A couple’s desire to bring their kids up with family and Asian values shapes a modern home in Manila

Form Follows Family Tradition

4 mins

Form Follows Privacy

One feels wholly unwelcome walking down this street in Barangay Don Manuel in Quezon City.

Form Follows Privacy

5 mins

Design, Build, Maintain

Three disappointed clients create Magis Homes so their customers can afford Calma, Galicia, Periquet, Yulo, and Yupangco designs constructed and cared for by a trusted builder

Design, Build, Maintain

9 mins

Marc Go

A meandering road leads this design graduate from architecture to photography and back again

Marc Go

4 mins

Setting Stone

Escuela Taller’s restoration of the Paco Park ossuary sets the tone for the full conservation program of the national park.

Setting Stone

4 mins

Erick Yambao

Erick Yambao is the landscape architect who founded Plontur, and serves as its head and design director. For him, design is a medium to evoke feelings, challenge mindsets, test theories, and set new standards. Through landscapes, he wants to give spaces an identity that shapes not just the way people move, but also the way they live and think. Yambao has worked on many notable residential, institutional, and commercial projects that have been featured in different books, magazines, and blogs.

Erick Yambao

2 mins

Boe Riccio

What is your brand of style?

Boe Riccio

2 mins

Gino Santos

Gino Santos is one of the youngest commercial, TV, and film directors in the Philippines. His knowledge of—and passion for—film at such a young age got him to be chosen as the delegate of the Philippines for the Motion Picture Association Conference in China. He has directed numerous short films that have captured the attention of both local and international audiences. He started directing his first full length feature "The Animals" when he was 22 for the Cinemalaya Film Festival.

Gino Santos

2 mins

Nico Faustino

Nico Faustino is multi-cam TV and live director. He started directing professionally at the age of 22. Since then, he has been mastering his craft and adding a range of genres, as well as directing styles. He also does live stage directing and TV directing for beauty pageants, both locally and internationally. Recently he co-produced a number of advocacy films that have been shown in schools and other Filipino communities in Dubai and other Asian countries.

Nico Faustino

2 mins

Miko Aspiras

Miko Aspiras started to create confections at age 11.

Miko Aspiras

1 min

Ana Verayo

In the world of art, new forms are created to express new emotions, shape new beliefs, and usher in a new set of ideologies.

Ana Verayo

2 mins

Time For Art

From Basel to Miami, the annual Audemars Piguet Art Commission supports contemporary artists for three years in a row.

2 mins

Art Lit

Malaysian architect and light artist Jun Ong blazes a trail across Southeast Asia.

3 mins

Primordial Delight

There is nothing token about passive cooling in Formwerkz partner Gwen Tan’s terrace house, which enjoys fresh air from end to end and bottom-up.

7 mins

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BluPrint Magazine Description:

PublisherOne Mega Group, Inc.

CategoryArchitecture

LanguageEnglish

FrequencyBi-Monthly

BluPrint is the definitive authority for Architecture and Design in the Philippines and Southeast Asia. It heralds the best and most relevant design projects, products, technologies, and solutions to continuously inspire the design community across market segments.

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