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Friday, September 12, 2008

The Masonic Temple

Designed in New World Neoclassic Architecture that was popularized in the Philippines by the Americans in the 20th century, the Masonic Temple is one of the most historical Sites found in the old square of Plaza Libertad. It is beautiful example of a 20th century building that gives emphasis to balance and simplicity. The Details of the Temple are highly inspired by Greek and Renaissance Art which makes it blend well with the neighboring historic structures that is of Hispanic and American Influences.
The Temple is a religious icon that is almost facing another religious wonder, the San Jose Church. The Masonic Temple is a beautiful structure that cradles a tapestry of belief and tradition that beholds the essences of Faith and Hope.

4 comments:

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the spool artist said...

I always pass this building along plaza libertad when i was a kid but i never gave it too much attention. thanks for posting this. wish we could give justice to this structure by cleaning it up and moving out the eyesores...

flora said...

hi, my father's a Mason so we always get to visit inside. if u get to see the temple, it really is very interesting. thanks for the feature, will tell my father about it ;)

Marc said...

can i have your fb flora?