Erik Akpedonu teaches Art Appreciation/Architectural History and Philippine Colonial Art & Architecture at the Ateneo de Manila University. He studied Architecture at the Lippe University of Applied Sciences in Detmold, Germany. As Research Associate at the Ateneo`s Institute of Philippine Culture, Erik Akpedonu has been conducting extensive surveys of historic Filipino architecture in Bohol, and in Metro Manila as Project Manager of the Architectural Heritage of Manila Project, 1571-1960. He has published extensively on architecture, urbanism, culture, and heritage, and is co-author of Casa Boholana: Vintage Houses of Bohol (2011).

As main speaker
ILS 35 – Walls, Water, and Warfare; A User’s Manual to the Walls of Intramuros
ILS 40 – History-Writing With Bombs And Bulldozers

As panel discussant
ILS 61 – Pamanahon: Digitally Recreating Pre-War Intramuros

About the Intramuros Learning Sessions

The Intramuros Learning Sessions (ILS) is the educational webinar series of the Intramuros Administration (IA). The IA is an attached national government agency under the Department of Tourism. 

Topics are interdisciplinary and cover themes related to Intramuros and Manila studies, Philippine studies, as well as cultural heritage studies. Pursuant to IA’s charter, the ILS aims to contribute to the strengthening of the Filipino’s national identity and sense of belonging and pride.

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