TECHNOLOGICAL INSTITUTE OF THE PHILIPPINES

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Manila, Philippines – The construction of floating houses is among the remedial measures proposed to address the problems of flooding in Metro Manila and nearby provinces. Renowned urban planner Architect Felino “Jun” Palafox Jr. labeled these measures as “adaptive architecture.” Palafox said there is a need to design and build houses and other structures in Metro Manila that can best deal with massive flooding in the country’s

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TECHNOLOGICAL INSTITUTE OF THE PHILIPPINES1338 Arlegui ST., Quiapo, ManilaCOLLEGE OF ENGINEERINGCIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENTCE Laws, Contracts and EthicsCASE STUDYSubmitted By:Bataller, Sarah Jane C.Submitted To:Engr. EnticeSeptember 24, 2012ARTICLE:Architect presents flood-proof designsBy BRYAN G. VILLASANA and LEO O. LAPARAN IIManila, Philippines - The construction of floating houses is among the remedial measures proposed to address the problems of flooding in Metro Manila and nearby provinces.Renowned urban planner Architect Felino "Jun" Palafox Jr. labeled these measures as "adaptive architecture." Palafox said there is a need to design and build houses and other structures in Metro Manila that can best deal with massive ?ooding in the country's capital.Targeting full implementation by 2016, Palafox recommended that the government build elevated establishments, interconnected walkway and monorail to connect with the existing LRT and MRT stations in the metro. Palafox noted that the famed city of Venice is already adapting this style of architecture and that the Philippine government just needs political will to be able to ensure the designs' implementation.The same style has already been adopted in the Big Complex in Cagayan de Oro, which was elevated by 11.5 meters. Some parts of Marikina Riverbanks were also on their way to adapting this architectural concept. Designed by his ?rm, Palafox Associates, houses locat

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