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Intramuros : Paris of the East

Scope Note

The following links are collected writings, creative and/or academic publications regarding the history of Intramuros, the seat of Spanish colonial government for more than tree hundred years.

Internet Sites

Intramuros Administration 

The IA is “responsible for the orderly restoration and development of Intramuros as a monument to the Hispanic period of our history. As such, it shall ensure that the general appearance of Intramuros shall conform to Philippine-Spanish architecture of the 16th to the 19th century.”

A short history of Intramuros

A short history about Intramuros and different things to do in Intramuros.

Inside The Walled City Of Intramuros

A featured article in the digital magazine Positively Filipino by Renz Mae Ladroma about Intramuros walled city's historical sites and architecture. 

Museo ni Jose Rizal Fort Santiago-National Historical Commission of the Philippines

Features different gallery inside Jose Rizal's Museum in Fort Santiago.

Revisiting intramuros-TheLaSallian

A featured article in TheLaSallian by Michi Dimaano and Audrey Giongco about Intramuros.

Reviving intramuros 'The city within the walls' (Manila, Philippines) : conservation and adaptive reuse of San Ignacio Church to Museo de Intramuros

A dissertation/thesis by Maria Sheela Del Monte on converting "San Ignacio Church into an ecclesiastical museum which will house over 2, 000 religious artifacts, with multi-purpose exhibition, auditorium and library. The main objective of this project is to produce a design proposal that involves adaptive reuse and conservation. It draws upon the use of historical data gathering, site survey, prototype models and design conceptualization using adaptive reuse as a conservation technique. "

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Compiled by : Cajes, M.
Date : January 29, 2019