Paulo Alcazaren
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Designer glam at the Goldenberg
by Paulo Alcazaren - February 17, 2024 - 12:00am
I had always wanted to visit the Goldenberg Mansion beside Malacañang.
18 going on 80
by Paulo Alcazaren - February 3, 2024 - 12:00am
I’ve known Ramon Orlina for 40 years. I met and worked with him on a project in Singapore in the mid-1980s.
Creating Joyful Learning
by Paulo Alcazaren - January 28, 2023 - 12:00am
One of the key institutional and physical landmarks of the Greenhills district has always been the OB Montessori Center.
Seasons Greetings
by Paulo Alcazaren - March 12, 2022 - 12:00am
It can be an early Christmas for new condominium buyers, if you consider the latest offering by premier real estate developer Federal Land, Inc.
Flamenco and coconut dancing
by Paulo Alcazaren - January 22, 2022 - 12:00am
Riya, riya, pita! Riya, riya, pita! That’s a flamenco beat, a friend kept repeating as we rehearsed folk dances when I was younger and in that world. More on that later. First, our article for this week.
Turning pots, stones and glass into art
by Paulo Alcazaren - October 3, 2020 - 12:00am
This week we visit three moms, all with creative flair.
Folding paper in quarantine
by Paulo Alcazaren - September 19, 2020 - 12:00am
Most everyone’s tried the Japanese art of paper folding. It’s a standard in most elementary arts classes. With many sequestered in tight or shared spaces in their homes, all you need is a small, flat...
Quarantine Gardens big and small
by Paulo Alcazaren - September 5, 2020 - 12:00am
I got a lot of feedback from my initial series on quarantine gardens, so this week we look at three more.
It’s a small world for these miniaturists
by Paulo Alcazaren - August 29, 2020 - 12:00am
Last week we featured two hobbyists, Albert Labrador and Edon Fabreo, who shrunk their worlds to fit their quarantined homes. I shared The Philippine STAR feature on my Facebook page and it garnered close to 2,000...
They shrink the world to fit their homes
by Paulo Alcazaren - August 22, 2020 - 12:00am
In this time of pandemic, our world has shrunk to the limits of homes and gardens.
Gardening in the time of quarantine
by Paulo Alcazaren - August 15, 2020 - 12:00am
‘One of IP Santos’ most important lessons was that even what people consider “weeds” also has ornamental value.’
Quarantine Gardens
by Paulo Alcazaren - August 8, 2020 - 12:00am
First we visit with Zenaida C. Galingan in Alabang.
Quarantine art spaces
by Paulo Alcazaren - August 1, 2020 - 12:00am
These three artists show that art and creativity does not depend on the size of physical space you have access to, or your age or social circumstance.
Artists in quarantine
by Paulo Alcazaren - July 27, 2020 - 12:00am
Creatives have carved out physical territories for themselves in the homes they share with their families.
Deco delight
by Paulo Alcazaren - July 18, 2020 - 12:00am
This fascinating style of architecture is found all over the country but is not appreciated by the general public, most government officials and the business community involved in real estate.
Recovering a coliseum
by Paulo Alcazaren - June 27, 2020 - 12:00am
The documentary‘Rizal Revival’ should be of interest not only to architects, heritageadvocates, and students,but also to anyone interested in how we can repurpose heritage for the new normal.ico.
Stories of my Mother
by Paulo Alcazaren - June 20, 2020 - 12:00am
Last week, I featured snippets of pre-war life written by my father, with my mother’s help, over a decade ago. My mother, Rolinda Gonzalez Alcazaren, passed away shortly after that. She did tell us stories...
Stories of my father
by Paulo Alcazaren - April 25, 2020 - 12:00am
Losing loved ones in this period of crisis is difficult. But we must carry on and celebrate their lives by treasuring the moments and memories they shared with us.
Escolta in black and white
by Paulo Alcazaren - April 18, 2020 - 12:00am
Escolta is undergoing a renaissance. New uses and a new generation of patrons are coming to discover Escolta and its potential beyond its facades.
My travels with Twink
by Paulo Alcazaren - April 4, 2020 - 12:00am
Travel and adventure defined my last four years with my wife Twink, who passed away from cancer just last January. She had a tendency to cram every minute of our itinerary with places to go and food to try. It will...
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