Within a long period of uninterrupted silence in a plane ride home, I wrote this down on the back of a receipt. I was wondering how could Japan and Singapore harness the power of good design to reinforce values they deem important in their culture and society. I noticed how ordered their streets were, and […]Read more "The value of Good Design is more than the icing on top"
I was asked by a fellow college professor about my teaching strategies (thru IG stories). In this blog post, I’ll be explaining my teaching strategies and some insights gathered in my (almost) five years as an educator in the tertiary level. Architecture has a specific knowledge base that needs to be framed well across all […]Read more "My teaching strategies"
Yesterday, I finally graduated from the University of the Philippines with a Master of Interior Design degree. In this extra long post, I am pouring my heart filled with gratitude and happiness with everyone. It’s June 2018 and I really do feel like a whole new person since 2011, 2014 or even version 2017 of […]Read more "The Post-Graduation Speech"
We’re now into the second week of our Mid-Year Term and I thought about finally getting a post out there answering your questions in long-form. I think I like having a Curious Cat account for people who’d want to ask me their burning questions anonymously. Passion is a tricky thing, especially if you think everything […]Read more "Passion in Arki"
Hello! I’ve recently opened a Curious Cat account. and I’ve been getting interesting questions on there. Since there’s some time for me to do new content: here is my own version of a podcast x slides. Ask me questions!Read more "Welcome back: In three minutes"
It’s the semester (yet again) for another round of Research Methods in Architecture. Here’s one of my slides for the class showing and briefly explaining the different parts of a UST-Arki Thesis Proposal. People ask me what I do for fun — sometimes, it’s this.Read more "Thesis Proposal Info-Slide"
Before the academic year started, some changes were made to renovate the UST Beato Angelico Building — all thanks to our UST-Arki Admin family. Along with the alterations, came the new Architectural Design Studio changes. It’s been an interesting year. A bit of friction, a few steps forward. Now I haven’t been writing about current […]Read more "Almost a year into some changes in the Arki building"