“Beauty exists not in sameness but in difference.” – PCoelho
As part of our road trip, here are some olden style windows all found in Ilocos, the northern part province of the Philippines.
Metal Grillwork on stone structure
These are the traditional Capiz on wooden sliding windows.
What is a capiz window?
Capiz (Kapis) shell windows and doors were originally used in the Philippines. … The capiz comes from the windowpane oyster found in the coastal waters of the Philippines and are known for their beautiful mother of pearl look.
Sliding capiz window overlooking the procession of beautifully decorated horse and carriages.
Capiz windows and shutters
Wooden shutters of the Cape Bojeador Lighthouse
Wooden windows of a storage in a beach complex
A somewhat modern architecture but still has the capiz sliding windows.