Shaping History: The Impact of Women Architects in Post-Colonial South Asia

Shaping History: The Impact of Women Architects in Post-Colonial South Asia Kamalapur Railway Station, Bangladesh. Image © Randhir Singh Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/991027/shaping-history-the-impact-of-women-architects-in-post-colonial-south-asia In the mid-twentieth century, a set of South Asian countries collectively experienced a catharsis from colonizers’ rule. The period that followed sparked an era of ideas and … Read more

The Use of Indigenous and Locally Sourced Materials in Philippines Architecture

The Use of Indigenous and Locally Sourced Materials in Philippines Architecture © Beth Macdonald / Unsplash Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/989529/the-use-of-indigenous-and-locally-sourced-materials-in-philippines-architecture The Philippines’ history and cultural background are continually reflected in the architectural landscape throughout the country, with its structures and dwellings harboring a handful of influences from the nations that … Read more

Why Bamboo is the Future of Asian Construction

Why Bamboo is the Future of Asian Construction Bamboo Hostels China / Studio Anna Heringer. Image © Jenny JI Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/987054/why-bamboo-is-the-future-of-asian-construction The Filipinos believe that man and woman first emerged from the nodes of a bamboo stalk. The Chinese view the cane as a symbol of their culture … Read more

Materials or Labor, What Should Cost More?

Materials or Labor, What Should Cost More? Los Manantiales by Felix Candela. Image Courtesy of Alexander Eisenschmid Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/986995/materials-or-labor-what-should-cost-more Architecture is often an ambitious profession, with many architects hoping to positively contribute to the social life of the communities, create emotional responses, and add moments of delight and … Read more

The Evolution of Architecture in the Philippines Through the Years

The Evolution of Architecture in the Philippines Through the Years Cityscape. Image © A-PA / Flickr Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/983803/the-evolution-of-architecture-in-the-philippines-through-the-years The history and culture of the Philippines are reflected in its architectural heritage, with numerous influences from other nations paving the way for the contemporary designs we see today, a … Read more