Designing Filipino: The Architecture of Francisco Maņosa
Tradition and contemporary design come together in the work of internationally-acclaimed Filipino architect, Francisco Manosa. His striking designs for residences and institutions incorporate vernacular forms and make extensive use of indigenous materials while stretching the boundaries of contemporary tropical design. As a hallmark of his style, Manosa has long encouraged Filipinos to design their structures with respect to the natural world. His work spans a spectrum of clients ranging from the fabulously wealthy to the very poor. From show-stopping houses and churches to industrial architecture, this book showcases Manosa's rich and varied career. Designing Filipino: The Architecture of Francisco Manosa surveys a remarkable body of work that has set new directions for contemporary Filipino architecture.
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INSTITUTIONS THE LEARNING CHILD
INTERNATIONAL ITB EXPOSITION
THE DESIGN FIRM Francisco Manosa Partners
AMANPULO ancestral house Aquino architect designed bahay kubo bahay na bato Banaue rice terraces blend building built capiz shell ceiling Center chandelier Chelo Hofilena church Coconut Palace coconut shell contemporary Filipino Corregidor covered bridgeway create culture deck decorative design elements eaves echo EDSA Eduardo Castrillo entrance canopy evoke exterior facing Filipino design FLOOR LEGENO FLOOR PLAN forms Francisco Manosa glass hexagonal houses on stilts indigenous materials interior island Jose LADY OF EDSA lanai landscape living room LOBBY LOUNGE Makati Makati City Manosa & Partners Maranao MARY IMMACULATE PARISH Metro Manila motif Muntinlupa City NATIONAL EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS Nielson Tower panels PEARL FARM RESORT Philippine Pavilion Philippines Completed pillars preceding spread Queen of Peace Ramon Orlina rattan Risen Christ RISEN LORD CHAPEL Robert Powell salakot Samal serves showcase SHRINE OF MARY silong space Spanish stone structures Tagalog Tahanang Pilipino tile roof tropical tukod vernacular Visayas walls