The Finance Center
The Finance Center is a high-rise building with a facade of several glass panels on all sides. Its wider sides have the shape of a rectangle, while the narrower sides have the shape of an eye that was reoriented to 90 degrees. The letters 3M, with 3 in red and M in black, can be seen on the top part of the wall on one of the wider sides. 26th St. cor. 9th Ave., Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
Philippine Stock Exchange Tower
The Philippine Stock Exchange Tower is an L-shape building with one segment along 28th St., and the other segment is parallel to 5th Avenue but further inward. Most of the floors are made covered with arrays of blue glass windows. There is a black stripe near the top that looks like made of steel, possibly a mechanical room. The glass windows above it are blue-green/ The top of the building is diagonal, with letters PSE on the largest part. The upper podium floors below the L-shaped structure has a steel-like facade, with flat-screen monitors mounted on it displaying the stock market. The ground floor has visible cylindrical pillars, with the glass walls in the recess behind these pillars. 5th Ave. cor. 28th St., Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
Insular Life Building
This photograph shows the back of Insular Life Building, as seen from Valero St. parallel to Valero Access Road 3 near Sedeño St. The upper floors building has a metallic gray facade of vertical strips, with windows narrowly visible between them. It looks like it is C-shape with the concavity facing this view, and has a blocky rectangular shaft inside this cavity. The lower floors look dark with few lights, possibly a parking space, block by metallic mesh colored in stripes of green and white. The ground floor looks similar to lower levels except that it is no longer covered by the metallic mesh. Ayala Ave. cor. Paseo de Roxas, Makati
6780 Ayala Avenue
The 6780 Ayala Avenue, also known as Jaka Building, has a simple cube-like design. In most floors, a grid of white material, possibly concrete or steel, surrounds panels of blue-green glass windows. A row of brown tiles separate the third and the fourth floor, but this division is not in between the other levels. The ground floor has pillars covered with similar brown tiles with its actual wall recessed a little bit from the front walls of other stories. The main entrance has concrete ceiling protrusion, providing cover to the part of the sidewalk in front of it. 6780 Ayala Avenue, Makati
Emerald Building
The Emerald Building is a low-rise blocky building with six floors (second to seventh) that can be seen as rows of small rectangular glass windows on a mostly gray concrete facade. The ground floor has glass walls behind two large plantboxes that occupies the entire frontage except for where the stairs to the main entrance is located.m The top (eight) floor has a small area and looks more like a pent house. 24 F. Ortigas Jr. Road, Ortigas Center, Pasig
Jollibee Centre
This is the Jollibee Centre, as seen from the sidewalk on the opposite side of San Miguel Avenue, a few meters south of the segment that is directly in front of it. The low-rise building is blocky in shape with a height that is slightly longer than the width of its frontage. Each of the higher floors has glass windows occupying its upper half, giving the building the appearance of alternating strands of glass and gray concrete. Four of the middle floors are similar to upper floors except that they have recess in the middle. On each middle level, the recess has three glass window panels and a red concrete balcony. The lower floors have glass windows only with the concrete part forming a decorative arc on which JOLLIBEE CENTRE is embedded. The ground floor has a concrete ceiling cover in front, with glass walls underneath and a glass door on the right side. Four gray cylindrical pillars are visible from the ground to the lower floors, ending just under the lowest floor with a red balcony. San Miguel Ave., Ortigas Center, Pasig
Sysu Centre
Sysu Centre standing as seen from the front of Cacao Hotel on the opposite side of Sgt. Esguerra St. Sysu Centre is a beige blocky low rise building with dark gray railings and glass windows from the second to the fifth floor. The ground floor has larger glass windows flanking the main entrance. The top floor has smallar area and recessed inward as if it's a penthouse. OPn the right side is a rectangular shaft that runs from ground to top floor, probably an elevator shaft. 145 Panay Ave. cor. Sgt. Esquerra St., Quezon City
The Curve
The Curve is a high rise building that, except for the ground floor, has a surface made entirely of glass. It looks like a rectangular prism that was twisted slightly, making the upper part of the side surface have different angle as compare to the lower part. White support pillars are visible at the ground level. This picture was taken from the opposite side of 32nd St. somewhere between Rizal Drive and 2nd Ave. 32nd St. cor. 3rd Ave., Bonifacio Global City, Taguig

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