Bahay Kubo: A Home of the Filipinos

Bahay Kubo: A Home of the Filipinos

Bahay Kubo or also known as the Nipa hut is a kind of stilt house of the indigenous Filipino people which became a symbolic icon of the Philippines.   The architectural principles of Bahay Kubo to the many other Filipino traditional buildings and houses that emerged following the pre-colonial era. There comes the “Bahay Na Bato” which shows influences from…
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The Filipiniana of Yesterday and Today

The Filipiniana of Yesterday and Today

The Philippine history and culture are very wealthy and diverse; consequently, fashion from each region differs from one another. In the Spanish imperial times, the women and mestizas from affluent families of Manila wore bulky and sheer lace raiment, while those away from the walled city guise themselves in bright and colorful designs on cotton. All of these designs has…
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