17 October 2016

Integrated Transport Networks, Communities and the Design of Mixed-Use Developments

David Zaballero, Arquitectonica

The paper examines the importance of integrated public and private transportation in mixed-use developments within the city and how this affects and improves our lives....

17 October 2016

Philippine Megalopoli: Manila, Cebu, and Davao

Felino Palafox Jr., Palafox Associates

Metro Manila is the main economic driver of the Philippines contributing an average of 33% of the country’s Gross Domestic Product despite it being relatively...

16 September 2014

San Juan City, Sustainable Smart City on the Rise: A Case Study

Felino Palafox, Palafox Associates

Reforming a city is a monumental task, one that requires a strong political will, an engaged populace, and a smart plan. When Palafox Associates was...

01 March 2014

Application of Buckling Restrained Braces in a 50-Storey Building

Jose A. Sy, Sy^2; Naveed Anwar, Thaung Htut Aung & Deepak Rayamajhi, Asian Institute of Technology

The use of Buckling Restrained Braces (BRB) for enhancing the performance of the buildings is gaining wider acceptance. This paper presents the first application of...

19 September 2012

Private Sector-Led Vertical Urbanism in the Philippines

Felino Palafox, Palafox Associates

The paper demonstrates the capacity of the private sector in initiating vertical urbanism and urban development in the Philippines. Private developers have led the successful...

19 September 2012

Application of Buckling Restrained Braces in a 50-Story Building

Jose Sy, SY2 + Associates, Inc; Naveed Anwar, Thaung Htut Aung & Deepak Rayamajhi, AIT-Consulting

The use of Buckling Restrained Braces (BRB) for enhancing the performance of tall buildings is gaining wider acceptance. This paper presents the first application of...