Beyond the Bahay Kubo
Beyond the Bahay Kubo: 16 Climate-Conscious Tropical Homes by Mañosa showcases the next stage in the evolution of contemporary Philippine architecture. The 16 homes featured in this book embody the state of the art in contemporary climate-conscious design and illustrate key principles such as passive cooling, energy-efficient lighting and systems design, and environment-friendly construction.
Francisco "Bobby" Mañosa (1931-2013) is a National Artist of the Philippines for Architecture. Considered as one of the most influential Filipino architects of the 20th century, Mañosa pioneered Philippine neovernacular architecture. Committed to creating a Filipino identity in architecture, he combined traditional forms and indigenous materials with modern building techniques suited to the tropical climate of the Philippines.
Tukod Foundation, Philippines
Hardcover / 11.25 x 11.25 inches / 191 pages / Color