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
Cocolight Building
The Cocolight Building is a blocked-shaped midrise building. It has a glass surface and some white concrete highlights. The lower levels have darker glass panels or no glass at all, possibly parking areas. The upper parts have bluish glass panels. As seen from the side, the glass panels and white concrete lining seems to form a square bracket with extended top, and a short vertical rectangle in front of it, with the extended part of the bracket above the rectangle. The holes between the bracket and the rectangle are recessed sections of the wall. As seen in front, the blue glasses are continuous with a horizontal recess on second to the top floor. 39th St. cor. 11th Ave., Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
V Corporate Center
This picture shows a glimpse of V Corporate Center along Soliman Street. V Corporate Center is a building with wide frontage and is literally V in shape; only half of the V is visible in this picture. The upper floors have alternating horizontal bands of concrete walls and recessed glass windows, except for the middle part, in which the facade is all blue glasses. The glass windows on the top floor have the same blue color making it look like the blue glass panels form a T-shape. The ground floor has transparent glass walls through which the lights from inside the building are visible. 125 L.P. Leviste St. Salcedo Village, Makati
The Malayan Plaza
The Malayan plaza has a facade made mostly of blue glass windows. It's shape is like a tall block with an overlapping cylinder in one corner. The four lower floors has wider floor area than the upper floors. ADB Ave. cor. Opal Road, Ortigas Center, Pasig
Greenfield Tower
The Greenfield Tower is a tall blocky building with a facade made of blue glasses and gray concrete. Its sides have alternating horizontal stripes of glass and concrete, while the middle has patterns of square and rectangular glasses on what is otherwise a gray concrete surface. Some of the lower floors have concrete facade only instead of horizontal stripes, with the glass part only at the middle above the main entrance. The main entrance has a protruding cover. The ground floor is recessed and seems to have a smaller area as compared to the rest of the floors. Concrete pillars and transparent glasses make up the facade of the ground floor. Mayflower St. cor. William St., Mandaluyong


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