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A Tropical Family Home in Paranaque

High ceilings, glass doors, and green gardens make this home a study in elegance of tropical architecture

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Original Article: Chinggay Labrador Photography: Miguel Nacianceno Styling: Carlo Vergara and Issa Villar Architect: Joel Munoz

Homeowners Jake and Jenny collaborated once again with architect Joel Muñoz to create a stunning tropical home in South Admiral Village, Parañaque. Their current abode is a simple structured yet elegant home, in basic earth tones accented here and there with red and green. At 175sqm, the home is light and open – aided by high ceilings, plenty of windows to let the sunshine in, and a green garden.

To bring openness and light in their two-storey home, the living area and foyer were designed with a vertical double-height structure, where the ground floor flows freely to the second. This allows the place to naturally cool, as warm air rises to the ceiling. The double-height structure also gives the house a light feeling, shying away from a tight and cluttered space. Outside, a blooming a garden grows, giving more light and life to the place.

Original article by Chinggay Labrador. Styling by Carlo Vergara and Issa Villar. Photographed by Miguel Nacianceno.

Read the original article (“Third Time Lucky”) in the May 2007 issue of Real Living Magazine. To download a digital copy of Real Living Magazine, visit Summit Newsstand at https://summitnewsstand.com.ph/real-living.

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