The hospitality of the Filipino as a people is immediately felt as one enters the home of Mr. and Mrs. Oli and Penny Laperal.
An unmistakable feeling of welcome and warmth is created by the open central receiving area, which then flows into a tropical garden that connects different pavilions housing the living and private quarters of the residents.
This is one residence that makes full use of Philippine-inspired motifs as well as traditional building techniques in achieving its distinctive architectural design.
Stone and wood materials are brought together using lintel and post construction.
Local materials such as wood lattice (calado) for the ventanillas and hardwood narra planks abundantly adorn the space.