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Hi, I'm Estan Cabigas, a freelance photographer from the Philippines and available for work and collaboration within the ASEAN region. TenZeroFour is my Architecture and Interiors website and blog.

Cebu heritage house

Circa 1900: Adaptive reuse of a Cebu heritage house

A grand Cebu heritage house, Circa 1900's Casa Uno used to be the mansion of Dr. Jose Castillo at the start of the 20th century. It has been restored into a restaurant, piano bar and function space that opened in March 2014. I think this is a good example of adaptive reuse with great respect for its heritage and architectural ...

The Macaraeg-Macapagal Ancestral House

The so called Macaraeg-Macapagal Ancestral House in Iligan City is a tourist destination and has been declared a heritage house by the National Historical Institute (NHI) 14 August 2002. Although it has been identified with the former President Diosdado Macapagal and where her daughter, former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo spent ...

Interesting architecture of the Masia Freixa

I was fortunate enough to stay at my friends place in Terrassa when I visited Barcelona, Spain. There is one particular architecture that I've been very much interested to see and photograph and that is the Masia Freixa. Built in 1896 by the Catalan architect Lluís Muncunill i Parellada for the textile manufacturer Josep Lluis ...

Abandoned art deco building awaiting transformation in Alabang

A white abandoned building in Alabang stands amidst an overgrowth of vegetation and a new mall wing construction. It's high at three stories and a closer look will surprise the visitor: an art deco gem of an architecture, one of remaining few in the Philippines! Infront of it, a sculpture of a woman standing on a skull is a replica ...