FGLA 2020 Merit: House No.17

Residential / 2nd Quarter 2020

FGLA 2020 Merit: House No.17

May 22, 2020

Nestled on the foot of Mount Hibok-Hibok on Camiguin Island is a tropical ranch house inspired from the mid-century homes of the 1950s. Through careful profiling, the abundance, and tranquillity of nature drew the owner to this site. The island’s natural landscape was the major key to the design process, along with a vision of a private home resembling a resort. Situated at the foot of a dormant volcano, Vulcan Daan, Camiguin’s old volcano, the house was designed to pay respect to the existing terrain and setting. The location inspired the design team to use volcanic rocks as a finishing material for the house.

Project Name
House No. 17

Mambadjao, Camiguin, Philippines

Completion Date
December 2014

Site Area
2,820.12 square metres

Gross Floor Area
439.60 square metres

Number of Rooms

Building Height
Upper ground to top of living area roof = 4.70 metres; lower ground to apex of living area roof = 7.66 metres

John Tartaglione

Architecture Firm
Edwin Uy Design Office

Principal Architect
Edwin D. Uy

Main Contractor
Noble Homes Construction and Development

Mechanical & Electrical Engineer
Eliseo B. Linog, Jr. (Electrical Engineer); Alfredo T. Buten (Mechanical Engineer)

Civil Engineer
Arthur E. Lazaro

Edwin Uy Design Office

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