Nothing else can better symbolize rich Filipino history than the humble bahay kubo or nipa hut, which has evidently grown, and evolved throughout the years. During the pre-Spanish era, it was the most popular dwelling type of our ancestors. Today, design concepts of modern structures have adopted the unique elements the bahay kubo is formed.
The unique characteristics of the traditional Nipa huts include mobility and its appropriateness to the tropical climate we have here in the Philippines. Made from lightweight materials, the small huts were carried through temporary bamboo stilts installed by volunteer townsfolk to help out a family who wished to move to another location. This tradition echoed through the succeeding generations and was the origin of the bayanihan concept, which is defined as the communal spirit that desires to achieve one common objective.
here’s 10 of the most stunning bahay kubo or nipa huts that you can definitely see in the philippines
The Philippines indeed is such a beautiful place to live in. With it’s tropical landscapes who wouldn’t want to build a kubo house in here.