Category: Magazine Review

ArchiKonst Magazine, Vol. 19, No. 1, Issue 69, January-March 2016


PRESERVING PARADISE:  SUSTAINABLE TOURISM IN BORACAY By:  J. Albert Gamboa The isle of Boracay, in its virgin state, had no electrical or indoor plumbing. As recent as the early 1990s, its waters were clean, and concrete structures were prohibited on the beachfront – a far cry from the runaway commercialization today. Such unregulated growth could… Read more »

Bluprint Magazine, Vol. 02 2011 


Sea Luxe Treatment: Marine-inspired luxury as far as the eye can sea Written by: Arch. Juan Carlos M. Hubilla On April 2010, the Manila Ocean Park unveiled its newest attraction – not a new addition to its marine menagerie, but a boutique hotel, Hotel H2O. Offering 147 luxurious rooms, world-class amenities and services, this sea-inspired… Read more »

F&B Magazine, September – October 2009

WHEN FAST FOOD LOOKS LIKE FINE DINING by ADOLF ARAN, JR. An experienced design team shows how customer experience is driving fast-food restaurants to update and upgrade their designs. Flashback to the early 1980’s. The era of quick service restaurants dawned upon the Philippine dining scene. The proponents of quality, service, cleanliness, and value changed… Read more »