Branner 2018-2019: Jordan Cayanan - Characters of Convenience

Recognized through monikers like bodegas, milkbars, sari-sari stores, or conbini, all are namesakes of the convenience store typology, yet with subtle nuances that have been influenced by a particular set of contextual conditions. In every culture, a myriad of circumstances engender distinct characteristics of the built environment that are at times prominent, often times minute, but nonetheless, have considerable correlations with societal identities.