|The last piece designed by prominent Architect Leandro Locsin|
The Monastery of Transfiguration
is located at San Jose hill, Malaybalay Bukidnon. The 25-year Monastery is made of lime blocks. It is designed by the renowned National Artist for Architecture Leandro Locsin. Inauguration of this monastery occurred on August 6, 1983 spearheaded by Fr. Eduardo Africa and former Malaybalay bishop Gaudencio Rosales.
|Serene garden surrounding the monastery|
Leandro Locsin is a Filipino Architect, artist and interior designer. Some of the many structures he designed in the Philippines are the Cultural Center of the Philippines, Philippine International Convention Center, and Istana Nurul Iman. Locsin is known for his use of concrete and floating volume designs. The Monastery of the Transfiguration was the last structure he designed.
|Steel supports incorporated with piping system|
|Distinct features of the Church|
|Concrete base and steel supports|
|The intricate interior|
|Wooden individual seats|
|Wooden ceilings help absorb unnecessary echoes and noise|
|The Monastery of the Transfiguration|
A trip to Bukidnon would not be complete without a visit to this astonishing architecture. The design surely makes the Church stand out from the many churches in the country. Its unique pyramidal-shape and distinct features make it an emblem of the province. When you travel to Bukidnon, you'd know where to visit.
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