We imagine and redefine our urban spaces—what they should feel like, what they can be, and what we can do to make them a reality. A podcast by Ayala Land Estates, powered by PumaPodcast.
Culture brings people together. Through activities such as sports and the arts, we can express ourselves and make that part of a community's growth. Mark Morales of the UP School of Urban and Regional Planning, Mia Quimpo of Ayala Land, and architect/rock climbing coach Jeric Rustia discuss creating spaces where culture can thrive.
Tropical architecture, or adapting design for areas that experience wet and dry seasons, is not a new concept. It can even be seen in through materials used to make bahay kubo, and having ventanillas during Hispanic times. To this day, tropical architecture remains crucial in building estates that are resilient to potential hazards. Listen to Ayala Land urban design head Architect Mia Quimpo on how these designs are being executed in the Philippines.
Living near work lets us have more time for other valuable things: self, family, friends and hobbies. But for many people, heavy traffic, unfriendly infrastructure and expensive rent get in the way. So how can we now build spaces that will allow a well-balanced life? Listen to Ayala Land's Manny Blas, Anna Gonzalez, and Art Corpuz; and licensed psychologist and counselor Agnes Agbayani.
A progressive city isn't just about infrastructure. It's about making its resources accessible to all, regardless of income. How can this be possible? Listen to Ayala Land's head of sustainability Manny Blas, sustainability manager Anna Gonzalez, planning and urban design head Architect Mia Quimpo, and board member Art Corpuz, who is also an urban and regional planner.
Nothing impacts land like us humans trying to change it—whether it’s in the name of surviving, living, or developing. So if we want future generations to enjoy the same resources we do, how should we act? Listen to Ayala Land's head of sustainability Manny Blas, sustainability manager Anna Gonzalez, and board member Art Corpuz, who is also an urban and regional planner.