Balay Ukit: Tropical Architecture in Pre-WWII Filipino Houses Book
Author: Maria Virginia Yap Morales
'Balay Ukit' offers a new perspective within which to locate a important traditional Filipino architectural form, one which flourished between the closing decades under Spain and the last decade under the US (1880–1940). Based on the research and documentation of Maria Virginia Yap Morales, the book focuses on the woodwork and the embroidery made of it during the late 19th to early 20th centuries.
Winner of the Alfonso T. Ongpin Prize for Best Book on Art, 2014 National Book Awards.