The most important tree for Filipinos is the coconut palm tree. In the Philippines, it is referred to as the “Tree of Life”, because the Filipino people are benefitting so much from it. The coconut provides food, fuel and lumber. This is why the Coconut Palace is an important piece of Philippine architecture that was built to honor the humble but very helpful coconut tree.
Also called “Tahanang Pilipino” (Filipino Home), the Coconut Palace is like no other home that has ever been built in the world. It is made completely from coconut lumber and other local Philippine materials. While it is supposed to represent the creativity and [Read more…]