• Modern Tropical House on a Hill
  • Three Storey Residential – Punta Fuego, Nasugbu Batangas City, Philippines
  • Gross Floor Area = 650 sqm

RL House is a three level Modern Tropical House situated in Punta Fuego, Nasugbu Batangas City, Philippines. Constructed upon a hill, the house a play of three levels cascaded to slide down the hill and extend towards an
unobstructed hilltop view of the sea.



The play of levels are designated as primary private space on the top (master bedroom), communal space at the middle, and the guest room spaces at the bottom. The house features an infinity edge pool at the middle level as the clients favorite space of the house. Although located at the very edge of the massing of the house, the pool functions as central space that spills it presence to different levels of the house. The house is finished in natural hues and textures of local stone, teak wood, natural stone finishes and accents of distressed metal. These were designated to complement the raw and natural characteristics of the hill’s grown vegetation. The objective was to design the house to be tap to this natural ambiance as experience in viewing the house and entering the spaces.


  • Architecture and Interiors – 8X8 Design Studio Co.
  • Furniture and Interior Pieces by Phoenix Home
  • Contractor –  MC Geometric Proportions Inc.
  • Glazing Works by Kenneth and Mock
  • Lighting Fixtures by Green Group Inc.


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