I have always been a Modernist ever since I took up architecture. Some of the so-called modern works are genuine and some are false. The false sacrifice utility for design. The genuine combine both utility and design effectively. Pablo Severo Antonio Avant-garde, daring, an iconoclast, and one who in the words of Rodrigo D. PerezContinue reading “Pablo Severo Antonio : Life and Legacy”
Bungalows became popular among architects in the Philippines during the early postwar years because of the suburban development trends across towns and cities in California. These types of homes were spacious and cost less to construct. When one steps into a bungalow, its open-floor design gives a cozy atmosphere and flexibility for interior design. AtContinue reading “Bungalow”
One evening, Pablo and Marina were heading to a party. On the way, they spotted the doors on a truck that had been dismantled from a nearby damaged building. The couple stopped the truck to purchase the doors, and turned back to place the door on their newly built Pasay residence in 2650 Zamora. PabloContinue reading “The Doors”
On January 25, 2019, family, architects, and cultural advocates came together with the National Museum of the Philippines to celebrate Pablo S. Antonio’s contribution to Philippine architecture. In a ceremony of receiving the Important Cultural Property marker, Ana Labrador, Deputy Director-General for Museums of NMP gave the Statement of Declaration of Remarks. From the cobblestonedContinue reading “Unveiling the Important Cultural Property marker”
Get to know more about Pablo S. Antonio in Gerard Lico’s Arkitektura ng Bayan documentary series. In Episode 1 : Pablo Antonio, Lico visits the Pasay residence to discuss stories of Antonio’s personal life and architecture with Malu Antonio-Veloso, the architect’s daughter.