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10 house styles that will steal the heart of every Filipino

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What types of houses do Filipinos like? There should be traditional family elements that are close to our hearts. It should be stylish yet practical. Homify considered these factors as we come up with 10 house styles that capture the essence of a Filipino home. Scroll down for some home inspiration.

1. Simple and cozy

Ask a random Filipino what kind of house he likes and you would often hear him say, ’Simple lang.’ And it rings true as we see how a simple wooden house like this becomes more and more popular in the market. It seems like we are all dreaming of our own bahay-kubo.

2. Chic and stylish

 Garden  by Minik Ev
Minik Ev

Backyard Cottage

Minik Ev

This house looks like the doll house you used to play with when you were a child. And like most little girls, you imagined it to be pretty and stylish like this one. 

3. Bright and colorful

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The Wee House Company

One Bedroom Bespoke Wee House

The Wee House Company

Filipinos are known for being happy and cheerful. It's no surprise that a bright and colorful house like this would be appealing to them.

4. Fun and eclectic

The owners of this house are clearly creative and fun loving. We can see that from the bold choice of the house color and the free spirited ambiance of the garden.

5. Modern and minimalist

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エンジョイワークス一級建築士事務所

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エンジョイワークス一級建築士事務所

Because of our inclination and fascination of wood, we are drawn to the modern and minimalist aesthetics of this house. 

6. Country and rustic

This is a common house design that we see in the province. The abundance of wood and the expertise of carpenters make this ideal for the countryside.

7. Small and unique

Filipinos are innovative and creative people. We seize every opportunity to make something unique and we appreciate its beauty.

8. Stylish and comfy

The only thing missing in this photo are members of the family enjoying a barbecue party on a Sunday. Can't you almost hear your aunts talking and your nephews running around?

9. Traditional and homey

Family is the first priority for most Filipinos. When we dream about having a home, we always consider how the rest of the family will live there. And this house is ideal for the whole family.

10. Elegant and enviable

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Aleksandr Zhydkov Architect

​Дом под Харьковом

Aleksandr Zhydkov Architect

For the modern Filipinos who value style and comfort, this is the perfect home. It has the traditional elements of a Filipino home like wood and terrace. But it also exudes elegance and luxury.

If you like this article, also read 11 house style ideas you can recreate in the Philippines.

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