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16Jun/20

15 Can’t-Miss Free Museums on DC’s National Mall

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His coaching in Rome resulted in innovative approaches, setting new standards for the design of mid-century Catholic churches within the Philippines. Locsin’s largest single work is the Istana Nurul Iman, the palace of the Sultan of Brunei, which has a floor area of two.2 million sq. feet. The CCP Complex itself is a virtual Locsin Complex with all 5 buildings designed by him — the Cultural Center of the Philippines, Folk Arts Theater, Philippine International Convention Center, Philcite and The Westin Hotel (now Sofitel Philippine Plaza). Leandro V. Locsin reshaped the urban landscape with a particular architecture reflective of Philippine Art and Culture. He believes that the true Philippine Architecture is “the product of two great streams of culture, the oriental and the occidental… to supply a brand new object of profound concord.” It is this synthesis that underlies all his works, along with his achievements in concrete reflecting his … Read More