A Showcase of Romanticism of the old Manila Times
Reminiscent of the Renaissance. This Five Storey Commercial/Residential known as “ Twenty202 Taft” is a timely blend with the grandeur of the 1960’s now beaming in a 21st Century construction materials and technology. Located in one of the historical Avenue in the City of Manila City…. The Taft Avenue.
The interior atmosphere is a surprise to a guest who entered the portal of the renaissance era. Stairs are a minimalist avant-garde presentation done with intricate balustrades taken from an old house in Dapitan and modern railing handcrafted to make it appear a sway . One stair to the rear boasts a one line of curved steel expressing infinity of design. The walls are made glittering with the yellowish cove lighting, just enough to recall the glorious years of ART in the past.
A patroness of the Old School Art, who had finished her Bachelors Degree in Architecture at the University of San Agustin, in the years 1980’s, Arch. Ma. Elena E. Lamasan, is impressed and says , " this is actually Eclecticism - showing different styles but i am impressed by the way the whole character of the building both interior and exterior had managed to have a CHARACTER blend of Romanticism ... truly a Rebirth... a Renaissance.
Within the proximity of La Salle, Taft, the Academe-strictness of the environment proclaims Dignity and Respect of the Edifice. The TWENTY202, TAFT is truly a Classical Building of its own.
Within the proximity of La Salle, Taft, the Academe-strictness of the environment proclaims Dignity and Respect of the Edifice. Truly, a Classical Building of its own.
In a visit to a friend in Alabang, find RCLA MARU ARCHITECTS CO. works at Hilsborough, one of the executive village in Alabang. One exceptional work they did was the one called the "WHITEHOUSE" because it looks all white except the roof which is blue. It looks so immaculate because the simple lines and the wide windows made the house just simply elegant.
Having had a snip on the interior, it has that grand circular stair made of narra and granite at the center harmonizing a grand piano set-up just below that spiral way up.
It is like a ZEN Approach, the front has a wide two swing doors and its liek a play of solid and void when seen at a distance. I like my house to be made like that.