Bahay Kubo Kahit Munti: 10 Most Stunning Nipa Huts In The Philippines

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

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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.

6 Comments

  • playamoth August 6, 2016 at 11:30 am

    Ito klase ng bahay na bagay sa Pilipinas, maaliwalas at hindi nangangailangan ng air conditioner.

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  • Issa Urra August 5, 2016 at 1:12 pm

    the site does not credit the source for these beauties? too bad

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  • Zero Carbon Resorts team August 5, 2016 at 7:58 am

    Please check the Zero Carbon Resorts Cottage in Palawan, also another bahay kubo concept made modern.

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    • Sofia N
      Sofia N August 8, 2016 at 10:45 pm

      Will definitely check that out! thanks for the tip!

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  • Michelle Cabilin August 4, 2016 at 3:41 pm

    Why did you not post a link or the name of the resort/lications of these huts? That would be useful for the readers if wanting to go there.

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    • leahleah August 5, 2016 at 5:47 am

      Please credit the owners of the featured nipa huts. Thank you

      Reply

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