The AIS is an architectural finishes showroom that specifically displays high end tiles and sanitary ware . The showroom is set up with 2 major areas integrated with major elements. One major element is the fluid linear drop ceiling that encourages the movement and flow of the user from one area to another . upon entering a faceted reception with a background massing that houses the office and the meeting room. This massing seems to be cut off to house such spaces.
tile mock up area
program : showroom
location: 5f escario building cebu city
client : Itrade
floor area: 400 sqm
principal architect: buck richnold sia
associate architect: andrew tan, jess baraga