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The new town plaza

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THIS skylit mall brings light and greenery into the indoors. But nothing beats being alongside the outdoors as strip malls have them. Photo courtesy of Dezeen

THE PLAZA of our grandma’s days was the place where the community gathered. People came mainly on “market day” when families sold their produce, home-made and handcrafted items and the season’s harvest—fruits, vegetables, grains. Here, men and women shared ideas, made conversation and built the ties that kept their community together. It was, in a way, a barometer for the social, political and economic development in the town. It measured the status and values of its society.

Posted: February 1st, 2013 in Columnists,Featured Columns,Headlines,Inquirer Columns,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos,Property Guide | Read More »

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