KPMG Center
The KPMG Center is made mostly of a white concrete structure. Its two lowest floors are recessed with four Greek-like columns in front of them that extends from the ground to the next higher level. The stories above the Greek columns have matrices of rectangular glass windows. The top of the building has a triangular concrete structure akin to a roof. 6787 Ayala Ave., Makati City
Net Park
Net Park is a high-rise building with a facade of glass windows and diagonal beams. The diagonal pattern extends all the way to the top such that the top of the building is a diagonal structure. The lower podium levels, which is 1/4 the height of the building, has iron and concrete facade and no diagonal pattern but has horizontal recesses that seem to indicate parking spaces or mechanical rooms. The ground floor has visible cylindrical columns, and beyond these columns are glass walls. 5th Ave., Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
Platinum 1000
The Platinum 1000 building is a high-rise building with mainly a white concrete facade the floors are made of alternating balconies with visible windows on recessed walls. The top floors seem to have a column of arrow-shaped glass panels that bisects the terraces into the left and right sections. Four cyan concrete pillars are visible, running through the balconies. The ground floor has a brown tile facade with an arc above the main entrance bearing the signage The Platinum 1. 16 Annapolis St., San Juan
Strata 2000
Strata 2000 is a midrise building with a facade of alternating horizontal bands of white concrete and recessed glass windows. The side has a green concrete vertical section lined with small glasses. The top floor has the same green color as the vertical section on the side, with a narrow horizontal band of glass for the window. The second floor has the same appearance as the top floor except that it is white. Plants surround the ground floor with a low and wide concrete staircase leading to the main entrance. F. Ortigas Jr. Road, Ortigas Center, Pasig
Banco De Oro (BDO) Plaza
BDO Plaza is a tall narrow building with a facade that is made entirely of brownish-green glass panels. The gray concrete parts can only be seen on the firewall between it and the adjacent building and the ground floor, the ceiling of which the blue signage of Banco De Oro or BDO is attached. This is the view from the sidewalk along Makati Avenue on the side of Ayala Triangle Park, near the intersection with Paseo De Roxas. 8737 Paseo De Roxas, Makati
Bench Tower
The Bench Tower is a high-rise building with a facade made mostly of blue glasses. One side has horizontal bands of alternating shades of blue with recessed sections in the middle. The front side has white concrete beam structures: six vertical beams supporting a horizontal beam on the lower floors, while the upper floors have bands covered with white concrete instead of glass. The roof deck has two diagonal concrete structures extending from the middle to the sides, with a vertical wall-like structure between them. 30th St. cor. Rizal Drive, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
Padilla Building
Padilla Building is a low-rise structure with a simple blocky appearance. Its facade is mainly that of a light gray concrete with narrow horizontal strips of recess covered by glass windows. The top of the building has an orange concrete protrusion. There is also an orange vertical concrete cover on the side. 12 F. Ortigas Jr. Road, Ortigas Center, Pasig
Citystate Centre
The Citystate Centre is a high-rise building. Its facade is mostly gray concrete with matrix of glass windows in front and on the side. The windows near the corners have black tinted glasses and those along the middle have green glasses. The structure has recess at the corners on the top two floors. The front of the building facing the road has its lower floors covered in red marble tiles. All windows on these lower floors are green glasses. Also on the front from the top floor with brown marble tiles up to second to the top floor, there is a continuous protrusion made of green glass panels with no visible concrete structure in between. 709 Shaw Blvd., Pasig City


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