The city of Iloilo in the Philippines boast about how it is being called the islands first world-class mass housing community outside of Manila. It is called Providence Iloilo.
The residential plaza in Iloilo was designed by Ildefonso Santos, ASLA, considered the “Father of Philippine Landscaped Architecture. Providence Iloilo is a new urban community model for the islands, designed to have a balance of housing, jobs and services. Santos’ structure at the entrance to the new community includes an egg-shaped work of art and a dancing fountain with synchronized lightings and music, said to be the first mechanized fountain on the island of Panay.