A landmark in the former affluent, coastal community in Parañaque, the former Villaroman House underwent a long period of neglect, alongside the loss of the coast in front of it due to reclamation. Now it has been resurrected as Palacio de Memoria, a unique, grand landmark that enriched the cityscape today.
Ayala Malls Manila Bay: a big venture hits a big snag
Over a year after Ayala Malls Manila Bay opened, the Urban Roamer checks to see what this mall has otffer...if anything.
PITX and the dream of transport connectivity
As the metropolis strives to improve mobility and connectivity, the PITX is a recent attempt to accomplish those goals.
LPPCHEA: A Bird Sanctuary in the City
A metropolis as chaotic and crowded as Metro Manila may be the last place in mind one would have to find a bird sanctuary. But surprisingly there is one. What makes it even more surprising is that it is found near the littered and filthy coastline of Manila Bay. This sanctuary is called the Las Piñas-Parañaque Critical Habitat and Ecotourism Area, popularly known as the LPPCHEA or LaPPaCHEA. It is a strip of land that protrudes from the main coast of Metro Manila serving as a buffer of sorts between the main coastline and the Manila Bay. LPPCHEA in a vlog by Joel Andrada