Francisco Mañosa is a Filipino architect and national artist noted for his Filipino inspired architectural designs, i.e. The Coconut Palace.
Manosa, on May, 2008 built his own Ayala alabang village Bahay Kubo mansion. With only 3 posts or "haligi", it has 5 one-inch coconut shell doors, 2nd floor, a "silong", Muslim room, sala, and master's bedroom with a fish pond therein.
He was proclaimed a National Artist of the Philippines for Architecture in 2009 by former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.Buildings