Intramuros as a Creative Urban Heritage District

Since 2017, the IA has been implementing projects and events with a focus on rebranding Intramuros as a sustainable creative urban heritage district. The speaker will talk about these efforts that are focused on community collaboration in crafting and implementing projects, integrating Filipino Culture and Values of Pagkamalikhain and… Read more

Hidden in Plain Sight: Modernist Architecture Amidst the Historic District of Intramuros

Note: This is a paper produced under the Internship Program of the Center for Intramuros Studies. Abstract Modernism depicts a strong commitment to social justice following World War II, and has been heralded as the “style of the century.” One way of looking at it is that modern-day architecture has the potential to be true continue reading : Hidden in Plain Sight: Modernist Architecture Amidst the Historic District of Intramuros

Revitalizing Basco Street

Note: This is a paper produced under the Internship Program of the Center for Intramuros Studies. Project Overview The revitalization of Basco Street will be an innovation yet a conservative method to further enhance and uplift the glorious pride of the walled city, Intramuros. The group has taken the initiative to transform underutilized spaces and continue reading : Revitalizing Basco Street

Loft: Leasable Coworking & Community Space

Note: This is a paper produced under the Internship Program of the Center for Intramuros Studies. Project Overview The project proposal focuses on identifying problems in blocks 26 and 27 of Intramuros, Manila. The assigned blocks’ needs were initially recognized through Intramuros’ history and gathering information from previous assessments. Including rehabilitation of abandoned structures into continue reading : Loft: Leasable Coworking & Community Space

Amelioration of Street Vendor Operations in San Juan and Anda Street

Note: This is a paper produced under the Internship Program of the Center for Intramuros Studies. Project Overview This paper discusses the proposed development for a food park which primarily addresses Informal Urban Retailing within Intramuros. The project focuses on Blocks 29 and 30, identifying its strengths and weaknesses with regard to the proposal. The continue reading : Amelioration of Street Vendor Operations in San Juan and Anda Street

Interpersonas

Note: This is a paper produced under the Internship Program of the Center for Intramuros Studies Project Overview The project “Interpersonas” is a proposal to develop a community holistically in a human-centered approach that strives for what is best for its target users, the community, and its surroundings, seeking to optimize positive interactions between man continue reading : Interpersonas

Housing our Heritage: Household Heritage Conservation Initiatives for Local Communities

Intramuros Learning Sessions episode no. 55 Overview Ancestral homes may continue as habitable spaces and heritage districts as interactive destinations and not merely as just repositories of old structures. Heritage conservation in localities comes from within and adaptive reuse practices are determined by how the present owners embrace the evolution of their families. Heritage conservation continue reading : Housing our Heritage: Household Heritage Conservation Initiatives for Local Communities

150/410: Vital Signs of the UST Faculty of Medicine and Surgery

Intramuros Learning Sessions episode no. 54 Overview In its 150 years of existence, the UST Faculty of Medicine and Surgery has been in the forefront of providing Catholic medical education. The faculty and graduates have played an important role in providing care for Filipino patients demonstrating the Thomasian three core values of competence, compassion and continue reading : 150/410: Vital Signs of the UST Faculty of Medicine and Surgery