Bahay Kubo or Nipa hut is one of the iconic symbols of the Philippines and has been a part of its culture and tradition.
In fact, the Bahay Kubo, aside from the people helping each other, is one of the attractions of Bayanihan. It is built with nipa hut and bamboos and its common style are elevated with thick bamboos from the ground.
If before, it is mostly found in rural areas, now you can see Bahay Kubo almost everywhere even if you’re in a luxurious place.
Without further ado, here are some modernized Bahay Kubo designs to serve as inspirations:
Perfect to be your rest house. This Bahay Kubo design is usually found by the countryside, coastal areas, and mountainous provinces.
Built with light wood plats, this Bahay Kubo emphasizes the homey country feel. Plus, its sheer sloping roof is made to shed rain and to provide warm air.
Not your typical Bahay Kubo. This Bahay Kubo is built with woods instead of bamboo and nipa.
All parts of the house are constructed with woods- floor, ceilings, walls, and the stairs. What makes it very convenient is it can easily be rebuilt. No need to rent a carpenter if there’s damage.
Rugged Bahay Kubo Vacation home
Embracing the modernize design, this Bahay Kubo is perfect to be your rugged Bahay Kubo vacation home.
Its design is built to embrace the real beauty of the unpolished woods. So if you want to take a break and escape from city life and wanted to be with nature, this Bahay Kubo could be your vacation home.
Modernized Bahay Kubo Design
There’s a lot of Bahay Kubo modern design nowadays. All you need is to know what design you like. To inspire you more, scroll down to see other Bahay Kubo designs.
The Bahay Kubo has been a part of Philippine history, and as history changes over time, so does the Bahay Kubo.