Vogue Philippines Interviews Carlos Arnaiz
15 Nov 2022
Brooklyn-Based Architect Carlos Arnaiz Has A Guiding Vision For His Brand—And The Country
The design process begins with a question, not with an architectural style. For instance: how do you reinvent the first contemporary art museum in the Philippines? It’s a question that leads to a complete reimagining of the Metropolitan Museum, which has been housed in a brutalist structure for 45 years. Inspired by the archipelago itself, the new Met is a light-filled space that is not closed off from but rather engages with its urban surroundings in BGC.