HPA 2013   Nomination Award

Arnold Conlu Jumpay(Philippines)

Time: December 15, 2007-January 8, 2008

Place: Batanes, Philippines

Nationality: Filipinos

The Batanes archipelago of islands, located in the northern Philippines, has been nominated as a World Heritage Cultural Landscape. Local people build low-slung, strong and sturdy stone houses in response to its harsh environment and constant typhoons. Here the fragile but constant interaction between nature and humankind continues up to this day.





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