Manila scene, ‘abstract diversity’ theme lead digital mural contest winners
Torre Lorenzo Development Corporation (TLDC) recently announced the winners of its Manila Digital Mural Art Contest, in partnership with the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde (DLS-CSB). The following emerged as winners: Januel Adrei Pitoy for “This is Manila” (Shown here) and John Benedict Mangco”s “Abstract Diversity” (Inset photo), and Albertha Dorado & Mikhayla Renee Harlea for “Larga”.
The winning entries will be translated to actual murals, or stickers, that will adorn the various public spaces in TLDC’s upcoming serviced residence, lyf Malate Manila.
“Our aim for these digital murals is to showcase the rich culture of Manila and put a spotlight on young artists,” said Cathy Casares-Ko, TLDC’s Chief Operations Officer. “Our artists from DLS-CSB did not disappoint. These winning murals are poised to bring an authentic travel experience to lyf’s future guests.”
Pronounced ‘life’ or ‘live your freedom’, lyf Malate Manila features hip, co-living spaces designed for the next generation travelers. Its 202 units, ranging from studio to four bedrooms are IG-worthy with modern, and fresh interiors to give guests an avenue for socials, work, and creativity. The creatively designed shared spaces such as the connect lounge, social kitchen, laundromat, and fitness gym, allow guests to interact with one another.
The winners will receive cash prizes in a formal awarding ceremony. The winning murals will be installed in lyf’s shared spaces including the Connect Lounge, Coffee Kiosk, Social Lounge, Private Working Pods, and Roof Deck located at Torre Lorenzo Malate along Malvar St. corner Vasquez St. in Malate, Manila.
The winning artworks were selected for its meaningful message, and creative interpretation of Manila City’s unique character.
Torre Lorenzo Malate stands in the midst of Manila’s historic and cultural capital – within walking distance of commercial establishments and lifestyle options.