First ‘Struktura’ design tilt winners announced
Bahay Combo by Ezekiel Dela Cruz from Cavite State University bagged the champion design with his Bahay Combo, a combination of concrete and bamboo, depicting versatility, sustainability, and resiliency. Bahay Combo, addressed the need for affordable housing while maintaining the Filipino culture and dignity. Kuwadrado by Chester Neil Cunanan from the University of the Philippines Diliman won second place. Kuwadrado’s layout was a modular-grid approach to affordable and sustainable economic housing for Filipinos. The design boasted disaster-resilient features such as a responsive tropical façade and a three-level rainwater management system to protect homes from natural calamities.