Skyline of Fort Bonifacio Global City
An environment that nurtures your passion to live, work and play. But more than a remarkable confluence of architecture, accessibility, and activity BGC is a triumph of the human spirit and great ideas.
the drafting room of PIA founder and National Artist Juan Nakpil in 1949 in his residence/office in Manila. The design team was headed by his brother-in-law, and one of the pillars of Philippine architecture Carlos Santos-Viola, later the church architect of Iglesia ni Cristo.
a shopping mall located along McKinley Parkway and C5 Road cor. 26th St., Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City, Philippines. The shopping center is situated near its rival mall Market! Market!, owned byAyala Malls, a real estate subsidiary of Ayala Land, and affiliate of Ayala Corporation. It is designed by EDGE Interior Designers andArquitectonica. The SM Aura name is derived from the two elements gold (which has the chemical symbol Au) and radium. According to SM Prime putting them together defines “luxury and elegance that emanates from within.
SM Prime Holdings is at the forefront of sustainable design and energy efficiency; actively taking bold steps towards a cleaner and better environment for the future.
SM Prime’s latest shopping mall offering, SM Aura Premier, is designed to stand out from the neighboring buildings not only through visual aesthetics, but also with well-designed architectural and operational highlights for the enjoyment and convenience of customers, tenants, and employees alike.
one of my favorite skyscrapers of Makati…
The Zuellig Building combines a commitment to environmental responsibility with state-of-the-art infrastructure and superb finishes to offer tenants a prime-grade workplace of a quality unmatched in the office market of Metro Manila.
The building stands on an 8,285 sq.m. property. The site is easily accessible from all directions and is pedestrian-friendly.
The building gains its identity from the ceramic frit pattern of the glass curtain wall. Inspired by bamboo and flowing water, the distinctive all-glass facade lends reference to vernacular and organic motifs and serves to supplement the shading capabilities of the building envelope. The large double-paned glass panels with low emissivity (low-E) coating minimize solar heat gain and energy loss while maximizing the penetration of light.
Art meets ARTchitecture In The Concete Penthouse Of Christian And Karen Boros | Photography: Ailine LiefeldThe Bunker, this historically significant Second World War building was originally constructed for the German railway company by reinforced concrete, and was used as a shelter to protect travelers who arrived at the Friedrichstrasse Railway station from air raid attacks. Architect Karl Bonatz was commissioned by Nazi Germany the architectural design of The Bunker; the building had a capacity which could shelter up to 3,000 passengers in five floors. Of the original unique characteristics of this historical building were the up to two meter thick walls, as well as the three meter thick concrete roof. The original interior spatial layout has an axially symmetrical layout; while the exterior façade on all four sides is identical – made of raw concrete and accentuated by fine details.