PSID takes on the challenge of Adaptive Reuse in its Justapose 2018 exhibit

The PSID (Philippine School of Interior Design) advanced class of 2018 and the Santolan Town Plaza partnered with Rockwell Land to present the PSID graduation exhibit: “Juxtapose: Espasyo at Panahon.”

The PSID advanced class 2018 was represented by their batch president Andrew Nieves and internal vice-president Lauren Laudico. The exhibit showcases 17 booths that challenge proponents of cultural heritage conservation, developers, and the audience to find creative solutions in the restoration and rehabilitation of historic structures.

The exhibit gives Filipinos with a further understanding and appreciation of our cultural and historical identity. Juxtapose will be held at at the 11th Floor of Santolan Town Plaza in San Juan City the whole month of October 2018  in cooperation with the National Commission on Culture and the Arts (NCCA). 

The exhibit is divided into three galleries: Tahanan, Pangkalakal, and Pang-industriya, where forgotten historical structures are given relevance once again and given design concepts such as bars, cafes, specialty stores, wellness centers, among others.

The Tahanan gallery will focus on residential buildings like the iconic Bahay na Bato, and will feature booths such as “The bar beneath…in San Juan,” “The Vigan Atelier,” “Small Space, Big Living,” “Modern Filipino Haven,” “Bridal Boudoir,” and the “Marahuyo Spa and Tea House.”

The Pangkalakal gallery will present booths reminiscent of Escolta and Avenida Rizal’s commercial streetscapes like the “La Moneda Bookshop and Café,” “CC Café + Creatives,” “Little Café Museum,” “Café 308,” “Kusina Aduana,” and “Below Zero Gelateria.”

The Pang-industriya gallery will highlight design solutions for old industrial sites which will be demonstrated in the booths “13 Fit Street,” “Dor-Moderno,” “Station No. 15,” “Polo Estacion,” and “KM 102 Gentleman’s Barber Lounge.”

JUXTAPOSE proudly shares this celebration of heritage and ingenuity with Abenson, All Home, Apo Floors, Boysen, CW Home Depot, Designery, Edison Electric Integrated Inc., Eubiq, Fineza Decorative Renderers, Fyrelyn Industries, Habitat, HMT Industries, Icon Graphics, Ilaw Atbp./LitesPlus, Jo-Liza Arts & Antiques, Keystone Lamps & Shades, La Europa Ceramica, Matimco, Stockwell Café + Lounge, Schema, Spectrum by Larry’s, Tierra Plants, Toto, and Uratex.

The exhibit is also supported by ANC, Business Insight, Business Mirror, INQUIRER.NET, inqPOP!, Magic 89.9, Modern Living Home, NOLISOLI.PH, The Manila Times, The Manila Times, and