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Japanese simplicity at Grand Midori

The timeless simplicity of Japanese weave will highlight the unique living experience at the soon-to-rise Grand Midori Ortigas, the latest development of Federal Land. The versatile weave concept will be brought to life by Tange and Associates, the Japanese architecture firm responsible for Tokyo Olympics structures like the Yoyogi National Stadium in 1964 and the

Acclaimed architect Paul Tange on the problem faced in his industry, and a tour of his recent project in the Philippines

There is great uncertainty even in architecture A NEW LEGEND IS BORN Paul Tange, chairman and principal architect of Tange Associates “The pandemic has changed our environment, the way we work, and live. It negated everything. Our lifestyle altered,” stressed the chairman of Tange Associates Paul Noritaka Tange, in our tête–à–tête a couple of hours

The appeal of Japanese architecture

Japanese rock garden The layout is influenced by Zen Buddhist philosophy, which is conducive for relaxing the mind. PHOTO SOURCE: WIKIMEDIA COMMONS IN the purview of architecture and even interior design, each culture has its own unique way of designing structures, which is a reflection of its identity. If there is one culture whose architectural

Zen and sensibility

Architect Paul Noritaka Tange talks about the notable projects of his firm, Tange Associates and their collaboration with Federal Land The Japanese are known to be sensible, simple and minimalist. These characteristics are epitomized in their famous Zen philosophy which also promotes relaxation ways to cope with the rigors of daily living. No wonder many

Federal Land presents a Japanese architecture paragon

ZEN is about simplicity, finding ways to meditate to cope with the chaos of everyday living. It makes one strive to be mindful, be present, and find inner peace and let it manifest outwardly. So, it is unsurprising to see why more designers and homeowners apply the Zen philosophy in their own homes. The Zen

Zen and architecture: Mindful of people, purpose of space

When Paul Noritaka Tange, chair of Japanese architecture firm Tange Associates, designed the shiny new Tokyo Aquatics Centre, he took inspiration from a variety of Japanese elements such as the roof motifs from native temples, the famous Arashiyama bamboo forest and even designs from origami, the ancient art of paper folding. Incorporating Japanese culture to

Experience Zen Living in the City Through The Grand Midori Ortigas

Zen is about simplicity, finding ways to meditate to cope with the chaos of everyday living. It makes one strive to be mindful, be present, and find inner peace and let it manifest outwardly. So it is unsurprising to see why more designers and homeowners apply the Zen philosophy in their own homes. The Zen

Renowned Japanese architect Paul Noritaka Tange praises PH talents

Paul Noritaka Tange is the chairman and principal architect of Japan’s Tange Associates. MANILA — Renowned Japanese architect Paul Noritaka Tange publicly acknowledged the talents of Filipino architects and students, saying in jest that he needs to make sure he is always “creative enough” to compete with them. The chairman and principal architect of Tange

Unlocking the key (elements) to Japanese architecture

Artist’s Perspective of The Grand Midori Ortigas From sleek, minimalist design to efficient construction methods, Japanese architecture is effortlessly elegant, varied yet functional. It’s no wonder why architects from around the globe yearn to learn and master the techniques used by their Japanese counterparts. But what is it that makes Japanese architecture — and homes

People, places, spaces and the design they need

Artist’s perspective of The Grand Midori Ortigas Zen Garden There’s no telling what the future holds and the pandemic is an even greater reminder of how unpredictable life really is. We all have to keep on learning how to adapt to whatever life brings. The same goes for designing buildings. What may be a relevant

Being a good son, and a great architect

JUDGING from the way Japanese homes and cities work, it’s almost as if Japanese architects see spaces — and the very idea of what spaces are, or do — differently than most people do. Paul Noritake Tange has a very distinguished pedigree. His education alone deserves some mention: he has a master’s degree in Architecture

Japanese Artistry And Modern Perspectives Combine In This Two-Tower Condo Designed By World-Renowned Tange Associates

Rising in Ortigas is an embodiment of wabi-sabi and miyabi, designed by the firm behind the Tokyo Olympics’ Aquatic Centre Zen is about simplicity, finding ways to meditate to cope with the chaos of everyday living. It makes one strive to be mindful, be present, and find inner peace and let it manifest outwardly. So

Federal Land Hosts Design Forum with Leading Japanese Architect Paul Tange for Students and Practitioners

Paul Noritaka Tange, Chairman and Principal Architect of Tange Associates, Image courtesy of Federal Land Inc. Real estate developer Federal Land Inc. has sent the invitation out to architectural students, young practitioners, and design enthusiasts to an educational virtual design forum featuring Tange Associates Chairman Paul Noritaka Tange, son of iconic Japanese architect Kenzo Tange.

From Bay Area to BGC, Central Business Districts remain attractive

The country may be grappling with the COVID-19 but real estate remains competitive and property purchases in central business districts (CBDs) are increasing. In a study released by property consulting firm Colliers Philippines for the second quarter of 2021, it said that recovery in residential take up is expected in 2022 “on the back of

Live the Japanese way in Ortigas

The Grand Midori Ortigas commits to its vision of creating “a premium Zen living amidst the bustling Ortigas Central Business District.”   “Midori means green—the color of fresh shoots, new leaves, or young plants. It also connotes beauty and creativity, which describes our residential condominium project in Ortigas perfectly. What we are providing here is

Zen living in the heart of Ortigas

It’s easy to fall in love with the way of Zen, especially during these uncertain times. It is about simplicity, finding ways to meditate to cope with the chaos of everyday living. “The Japanese have a distinctive style of form, shape, and tradition, carried down through the ages,” revealed Paul Tange, chairman of Japanese architectural

Projects showcase space planning, design The Grand Midori highlights Zen living

Federal Land Inc. has tapped renowned Japanese architectural firm Tange Associates as design consultant for the Grand Midori in Ortigas. Tange’s mission to design “comfort personalized for its clients and users” is evident in this latest Federal Land development. “When we work on design, we consider how to incorporate the individual style and personality into