Fish Ponds

It wasn’t enough for the nature-loving Pablo Antonio to have his home surrounded by gardens and to have a number of pocket gardens inside his home. he was also fond of ponds. The ponds inside and outside the home add to the serenity created by breezes rustling leaves and birdsong. Every so often a there’sContinue reading “Fish Ponds”

Bungalow

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”

Furniture by Ernest Korneld

The furniture at the living room of Pablo S. Antonio’s home were designed by Ernest Korneld. Korneld was an Austrian-Jewish architect who resided in Manila. A prominent name in the local scene during the post-war years, he is notably cited for designing the reconstruction of Temple Emil, the country’s first Synagogue which stood in TaftContinue reading “Furniture by Ernest Korneld”

Vicky and Letlet Veloso : Salon Show in the 80s

In the early 80’s, designing sisters Vicky and Letlet Veloso held a salon type fashion show at the Zamora house. Vicky and Letlet made their mark in ready to wear, a concept that was very new at that time, as well as bridal gowns. The layout of the house, where open spaces flow freely fromContinue reading “Vicky and Letlet Veloso : Salon Show in the 80s”