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Houses that Sugar Built: An Intimate Portrait of Philippine Ancestral Homes

Houses that Sugar Built: An Intimate Portrait of Philippine Ancestral Homes

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The boom of the Philippine sugar industry (1836-1920) in Iloilo, Negros Occidental, and Pampanga developed a culture of refinement among the rich wherein families sent their children to study in the best universities and indulged in "Grand Tours" lasting months on end, with some families leasing apartments for the duration in Madrid, Paris, and New York. The houses featured in this book reflect their Critical Ambition- to participate in an international architectural culture.

Iloilo: Yusay-Consing Ancestral House, Casa Mariquit, Arguelles-Jalandoni House, Hormillosa-Locsin House, Pison Ancestral House, Concepcion Chalet, Nelly Garden, Balay Remedios, Lopez Boat House, Jalandoni-Lopez Vito House, Celso Ledesma House.

Negros Occidental: Simplicio Lizares Mansion, Balay Ni Tana Dicang, Juan Anson Lacson House, Gaston Ancestral House, German Unson Heritage House, Casa A Gamboa, Jose Corteza Locsin Heritage House, Hofileña Ancestral House, Bernardino Jalandoni Museum, Generoso M Villanueva Mansion.

Pampanga: Lazatin Heritage House, Dayrit Cuyugan Heritage House.

Beautifully photographed, with over 200 pages of interiors rarely seen by the public,  with intimate family stories to transport us back to their heyday.

A book project by Gina Consing McAdam, Ian McDonald, Siobhan Doran, and Paul Hickey published by Oro Editions.

Oro Editions, U.S.A.

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Hardcover/ 12 x 9.25 inches / 261 pages / Color


ISBN: 978-1-957183-80-0