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December 17, 2004

UAP Metro Celebrates Christmas at Century Seafoods

Contributed by Arch. Albert Reyes, UAP

The UAP-Manila Metro Chapter held its annual Christmas Party at The Century Seafood Restaurant at Vito Cruz, Manila last Friday, December 17, 2004

December 16, 2004

UAP Capitol Chapter Celebrates Hawaiian Christmas

The United Architects of the Philippines Capitol Chapter celebrated the Yuletide season in Hawaiian motif

December 14, 2004

AGC Celebrates Christmas at Valley Golf

The Architects Golf Club held its December Monthly Golf Tournament & Christmas Party last Tuesday, December 14, 2004 at Valley Golf & Country Club (Executive Course).

December 13, 2004

UAP Alabang "Dares to Bare" for Christmas 2004

Contributed by Arch. Jericho Adriano, FUAP

The UAP Alabang Chapter held its 2004 Christmas party last December 13, 2004 at Absynth Bar in Greenbelt, Makati City.

December 12, 2004

UAP-Davao Ends the Year with a Splash

Contributed by Arch. Webmaster UAP Davao, UAP

After a successful National Architecture Week, the members of UAP-Davao chapter celebrated its annual Christmas Party at Costa Marina Beach Resort last December 12, 2004. Along with friends, families, and loved ones, the chapter had a “hottah-hottah” goodtime feasting on the sumptuous food and playing the fun games prepared

December 11, 2004

2004 USP Badminton Cup

Contributed by Arch. Mitch Begonia, UAP

Team EVG won the closely contested 2004 United Suppliers of the Philippines' (USP) Badminton Cup.A sudden death tie break match had to be won by Vholts Vitug and Ed Garcia against the pairing of Bronne Dytoc and Lito De Leon.

December 11, 2004

ABF Holds 1st USP Badminton Cup

Contributed by Arch. Jericho Adriano, FUAP

The Architects Badminton Federation held its 1st staging of the USP Badminton Cup, a tournament hosted exclusively by the members of the United Suppliers of the Philippines

December 11, 2004

Begonia-Frondozo Rule USP Cup

Contributed by Arch. Jericho Adriano, FUAP

The tandem of Arch. Mitch Begonia & Arch. Andrew Frondozo of team Boysen edged out Arch. Dennis Pe & Arch. Jefferson Yao of Team EVG in a deciding 3 sets to emerge as Class A Champions of the 1st USP Cup held last December 11, 2004 at the Zone Badminton Courts

December 10, 2004

UP Arki holds grand homecoming at NEW College of Architecture Complex

Contributed by Arch. Jericho Adriano, FUAP

Graduates from the University of the Philippines, College of Architecture revisited the Diliman Campus to attend the "UP Arki Homecoming", the 2004 Grand Alumni Homecoming at the NEW College of Architecture Complex.

December 09, 2004

UAP Diliman Rocks Gweilos, Eastwood for Christmas

Contributed by Arch. Jericho Adriano, FUAP

The United Architects of the Philippines Diliman Chapter celebrated its December General Membership Meeting and Christmas Costume party last Thursday, December 9, 2004, at Gweilos, Eastwood City, Libis.

December 09, 2004

Consult-An-Architect at Davao Hardware Stores

Contributed by Arch. Webmaster UAP Davao, UAP

UAP Davao held a successful free architectural consultation, dubbed as “Consult-An-Architect”, last December 9 and 10, as part of the celebration of National Architecture Week 2004. The consultation was held simultaneously in various hardwares in Davao City, namely: Ace Hardware-SM City Davao, Citihardware Matina, Citihardware Bajada, Wilcon Builders, and Hardwaremaxx-NCCC Mall.

December 08, 2004

ABF Finalizes Plans for USP Badminton Cup

Contributed by Arch. Jericho Adriano, FUAP

The ABF Board of Directors held a working meeting with representatives of the United Suppliers of the Philippines (USP) in Starbucks Tomas Morato to finalize the plans and preparations for the upcoming 1st USP Badminton cup

December 08, 2004

UAP Davao Stages Interschool Architecture Quiz

Contributed by Arch. Webmaster UAP Davao, UAP

The United Architects of the Philippines Davao Chapter staged the First Inter-School Architecture Quiz Bowl on December 8, 2004 at the NCCC Mall, Davao City. The three architecture schools in Davao City, namely: University of Mindanao, Ateneo de Davao University and University of the Philippines in Mindanao, sent three teams each to participate in the said contest.

December 05, 2004

ABC Holds Christmas Party, Induction, and Star Awards

Contributed by Arch. Abe Firmeza, FUAP

Queen Amidala, Neo, Catwoman, Riddler, Hulk, Zorro... No, this is not a typical costume party manned by those who are kids at heart. It is the much awaited Architect’s Bowling Club Christmas Party, Induction of 2005 Board of Directors, and Star Awards

December 05, 2004

Tree Planting Activity and Thanksgiving Mass Mark the First Day of NAW

Contributed by Arch. Webmaster UAP Davao, UAP

For the second year now, UAP-Davao organized a Tree Planting Activity last December 5, 2004 at Brgy. Daliao in Toril

December 04, 2004

UAP Quezon City Chapter Inducts Officers in Ethnic Fashion

Contributed by UAP Quezon City Chapter

Inductions are often thought of as routine affairs that when one thinks of attending such a proceeding, there seems to be a feeling of disinterestedness right away. However, UAP officers and that of other organizations cannot do away with this ceremony. Every year, newly elected officers have to be inducted in every organization. But how do we make this gathering interesting?

December 02, 2004

ABF Directors Brave Storms, Floods, and Brownouts for Board Meeting

Contributed by Arch. Jericho Adriano, FUAP

The ABF Board of Directors braved the storms, the floods, and the power failures to hold their board meeting at the residence of ABF president, Arch. Cathy Carunungan

November 25, 2004

UAP Capitol General Membership Meeting

Contributed by Arch. Ruel Resurreccion, UAP

UAP Capitol Chapter held their General Membership Meeting last November 25 with Arch. Michael Pizzaro as their guest speaker on restaurant design.

November 25, 2004

Arkiband Celebrates 9th Anniversary at Virgin Cafe

Contributed by Arch. Jericho Adriano, FUAP

The Arkiband celebrated their 9th Anniversary at Virgin Cafe along Tomas Morato Avenue in Quezon City

November 22, 2004

Architect's Golf Classic 13th Annual Invitational Tournament

Contributed by Joy Arcenas

Architect's Golf Classic held their 13th Annual Invitational Golf Tournament last November 22 at Sta. Elena Golf Club.

November 19, 2004

Philconstruct Presents Fashion in Construction

Contributed by Phil. Constructors Association Inc.

A fashion show was held on the 2nd day of Philconstruct last November 19 at the World Trade Center. Under the keen eyes of Ms. Digna Rosales and with the skillful hands of Mr. Clarence Mata, different construction materials, like paint, plastic, wood, vinyl and cement, were utilized to create stylish garments and outfits.

November 18, 2004

Philconstruct Presents Modern Home Expo '04

Contributed by Phil. Constructors Association Inc.

The 14th Philippine International Construction Materials and Equipment Exhibition (Philconstruct 2004) featured an Interior Design Exhibit entitled, "Modern Home Expo '04" held at the World Trade Center, Manila

November 18, 2004

www.arkispecs.com Sponsors Philconstruct 2004

Contributed by Phil. Constructors Association Inc.

Arkispecs.com once again participated as an online media sponsor on the 14th Philippine International Construction Materials and Equipment Exhibition (Philconstruct) held at the prestigious World Trade Center, Manila

November 18, 2004

14th Philippine International Construction Materials and Equipment Exhibition

Contributed by Phil. Constructors Association Inc.

The 14th Philconstruct was held last Novemebr 18-21 at the World Trade Center Metro Manila

November 15, 2004

Olympic Hosts Buffet for Club Members

Contributed by Arch. Andrew Frondozo, UAP

The Olympic Badminton club hosted a thanksgiving buffet dinner for club members and guests following the successful staging of the Adidas Badminton Challenge at the Olympic Badminton Courts in Libis, Q.C.

November 14, 2004

A Place to Relax In

Contributed by CECEALE VILLAMIL

Design features vacation house owned by Dr. and Dra. Navaroo. A one storey and two storey combined resthouse with landscapes.

November 11, 2004

UAP ConEx Orcom Meeting

Contributed by Robert Mirafuente

An Orcom meeting for the upcoming UAP ConEx was held last November 11 at the UAP Headquarters, Scout Rallos, Quezon City.

November 07, 2004

92 of 167 Pass Interior Design Licensure Examinations

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced that 92 out of 167 examinees have successfully passed the Interior Design Licensure Examinations given by the Board of Interior Design in Manila last October 2004

October 30, 2004

UP Diliman Tops I.D. Board Exams for October 2004

UP-DILIMAN tops the October 2004 Interior Design Licensure Examination with 76.00% passing rate

October 28, 2004

UAP Metro Chapter Holds 4th GMM at Gloria Maris Greenhills

Contributed by Arch. Albert Reyes, UAP

The UAP Metro Chapter held their 4th General Membership Meeting last October 28, 2004 at Gloria Maris Seafood Restaurant, Greenhills, San Juan

October 27, 2004

Golfer of the Year Honors at Stake on AGC Match Play

Match play is on for AGC's golfer of the year honors for 2004

October 27, 2004

UAP San Juan Mandaluyong Celebrates 17 years at Kaban ng Hiyas

Contributed by Arch. Gene Paul Sandicho, UAP

UAP San Juan Mandaluyong Chapter celebrated their 17th Anniversary with Hon. Neptali M. Gonzales as the guest speaker last October 27 at Kaban ng Hiyas, Mandaluyong City Hall. In line with the activities was the Induction of New Members for the year 2004.

October 21, 2004

UAP Delegates flock to Bohol for 13th National Conference

Delegates from various chapters of the United Architects of the Philippines trooped to Bohol last October 21 to 23, 2004 for the 13th annual National Conference of Architects.

October 21, 2004

Custom made Furniture

Contributed by Journey Woodblock Enterprises

Journey Woodblock Enterprises offers custom made furniture for your home and offices. We create quality products that suites your budget.

October 20, 2004

Ortigas Home Depot Opens

Contributed by Arch. Jericho Adriano, FUAP

The grand launch of the Ortigas Home Depot took place last October 20, 2004 at the Ortigas Home Depot complex along Julia Vargas corner Meralco Ave, Ortigas Center.

October 16, 2004

ABF Tournament Games - Day 2

Contributed by Arch. Mitch Begonia, UAP

The Architect's Badminton Federation held the 2nd Day of their tournament last October 16, 2004 at the Olympic Badminton Courts, Libis.

October 09, 2004

ABF Opens its 2nd Annual Badminton Tournament at the Zone

Contributed by Arch. Jericho Adriano, FUAP

Opening ceremonies for the 2nd Annual Architects Badminton Federation Tournament was held last October 9, 2004 at the Zone Badminton Courts in Makati City.

October 09, 2004

ABF Tournament Day 1 Shows Architects in Their Best Form

Contributed by Arch. Mitch Begonia, UAP

Day 1 of the 2nd Annual ABF tournament held last October 9, 2004 at the Zone Badminton Courts saw a number of architects sweating, smashing, diving, dropping, faking, stretching, and simply giving their all to stay in contention for a chance to win their skill-level's championship and hopefully earn a trip to Bangkok as well.

October 08, 2004

PhilConstruct Exhibitors Meet at World Trade

Contributed by Phil. Constructors Association Inc.

The Philippine Constructors Association held an exibitor's meeting for the upcoming Philconstruct show last October 8, 2004 at the Makati Skyline Restaurant at the World Trade Center. Present in the meeting were various representatives of the exhibiting companies set to join the annual construction exhibition.

October 05, 2004

ABC Holds Quarterly Awarding of Bowling Champions

Contributed by Arch. Abe Firmeza, FUAP

The Architects Bowling Club (ABC) held its 3rd quarterly awarding ceremonies and annual elections for 2004 last October 5 at the Green Valley Country Club Bowling Lanes. Tournament winners for the months of July to September were then honored & awarded their respective trophies, medals, and prizes.

October 02, 2004

UAP Alabang Cleans up Anilao

UAP alabang chapter recently participated in the Giant Clam Hatchery Ground Breaking during Dive & Trek- Miss Earth 2004. Chapter members helped clean up the Environment while Diving, Swimming, & Snorkling amidst representatives from the Miss Earth 2004 Beauty Pageant.

October 02, 2004

ABF Holds Practice Games at Centro Atletico

Contributed by Arch. Rex Tamase, BS Architecture

The Architects Badminton Federation held its regular saturday practice games last October 2, 2004 at the Centro Atletico Badminton Courts

September 18, 2004

ABF Conducts Intense Badminton Training Course

Contributed by Arch. Mitch Begonia, UAP

The Architects Badminton Federation (ABF) conducted a 3-session Intense Badminton Training Course for 4 consecutive Saturdays of September 11, 18, and 25. Participants were taught in modules statring with the basics of the grip, strokes, and footwork.

September 11, 2004

UAP Metro Holds Badminton Invitationals

September 11, 2004 was a day to remember... No! Not because it was the 3rd Anniversay of the terrorist attack in the United States, but it was D-Day, the day when all roads lead to the Olympic Badminton Center in Libis, Quezon City for the 1st UAP Manila-Metro Chapter Invitational Badminton Cup.

September 11, 2004

Metro Tourney Witnesses Intense Badminton Action

Over 100 architects and interior designers participated in the 1st UAP Metro Badminton Tournament, slated last September 11, 2004 at the Olympic Badminton Center

September 11, 2004

Ayala Land Badminton Club joins Smashing Hits Tourney

The Ayala Land Inc (ALI) Badminton Club joined the 2nd Bayantrade Smashing Hits e-Sourcing Cup Badminton Tournament held last Saturday, September 11, at the Olympic Badminton Courts in Libis, Quezon City.

September 11, 2004

Gerard Ilagan & Jeff Lagman rule Metro Badminton Invitationals

Gerard Ilagan & Jeff Lagman edged out Joey Untalan and Aldrin Ulat to emerge as Champions in the 1st Metro Badminton Invitationals held last September 11, 2004 at the Olympic Badminton Center, Libis, Quezon City.

September 09, 2004

UAP Diliman Chapter Holds Seminar on RA 9266

Contributed by Bookhaven, Inc.

The United Architects of the Philippines Diliman Chapter held a GMM seminar on the new architects law (RA 9266) on Sept. 9 starting 6:30 pm at the 2nd floor of Cravings, Metrowalk, Meralco Ave. Ortigas Center (near back of MC home Depot)

September 06, 2004

Jojo Salcedo's Hole-in-one Bags a Toyota Vios

AGC member Jojo Salcedo made a hole-in-one on hole # 14 of the Eagle Ridge Golf & Country Club, winning a brand new Toyota Vios during the 3rd UAP Golf Cup held last September 6, 2004

September 02, 2004

UAP-Metro Chapter 2nd GMM

Contributed by Arch. Albert Reyes, UAP

On September 2, 2004, the UAP-Metro Chapter under the leadership of Archt. Joenel Kho and his board of directors held its 2nd GMM at the Gloria Maris Restaurant, Greenhills, San Juan, Metro Manila

September 01, 2004

ABA Unveils New Club Office

Contributed by Brimer Corp.

Blessing of the ABA office took place last September 1, 2004 with simple rites and ceremonies followed by lunch at the ground floor restaurant.

August 28, 2004

UAP-Ontario Canada Chapter Bowling Tournament

Contributed by Arch. Elmer Canlas, UAP, NAMPAP, PSPE, LEED Green Assoc., Intern Arch OAA, MRAIC NKBA

The United Architects of the Philippines (UAP)- Ontario Canada Chapter held its Bowling Tournament

August 27, 2004

Arch Pol "Hitman" Hipolito bests ABA August Monthly Tournament

Arch Pol "hitman" Hipolito beat Jun Bongat in the finals to emerge as ABA's monthly champion for August 2004.

August 26, 2004

UAP Capitol Chapter Holds August GMM at Kenny Rogers

The United Architects of the Philippines Capitol Chapter recently held its monthly General Membership Meeting at Kenny Rogers, Quezon Avenue

August 24, 2004

Rommel Martinez Rules AGC at Southwoods

The Architects Golf Club recently held its monthly tournament for August in the prestigious greens of Manila Southwoods last Tuesday, August 24, 2004, with Rommel Martinez pulling off a fourth win in group 1.

August 24, 2004

UAP-SJM Holds Seminar on New Architect's Law

The United Architects of the Philippines - San Juan Mandaluyong Chapter recently held a GMM and seminar on the new Architect's Law, also known as Republic Act 9266

August 23, 2004

UAP Metro holds Badminton Leveling for September Tournament

In preparation for the upcoming Badminton Tournament hosted by the UAP Manila-Metro Chapter, a leveling session was held last August 23, 2004 at the Olympic Badminton Center.

August 19, 2004

UAP District A3 Holds Turnover Ceremonies and Induction of Council Officers

The United Architects of the Philippines Regional Area District A3 held its District Turnover Ceremonies and Induction of Council Officers for Fiscal Year 2004-2005 last August 19, 2004 at the Shangrila-Edsa Plaza Hotel

August 19, 2004

UAP District A3 Induction

The United Architects of the Philippines Regional Area District A3 will be holding its joint district induction of officers on August 19, 2004, Thursday, 7:00pm at the Mactan room, Edsa Shangrila Plaza Hotel, Mandaluyong.

August 16, 2004

UAP Metro Badminton Practice Schedule

All Metro Badminton Cup participants may avail of practice game dates set for August 16 (monday), Aug 23 (monday), Aug 30 (monday), Sept 3 (friday), Sept 6 (monday), & Sept 10 (friday) at the Olympic Badminton Center, Libis.

August 13, 2004

UAP Metro Badminton Practice

The United Architects of the Philippines, Manila-Metro Chapter held another badminton practice date last August 13, 2004 at the Olympic Badminton Center,Libis, QC.

August 12, 2004

UAP Archizonian Holds GMM and Induction of Officers for 2004

The United Architects of the Philippines Archizonian Chapter recently held its induction of officers and GMM at the Chinatown Bestfood Restaurant, Banaue, Quezon City

August 07, 2004

White team wins ABF Black & White Tournament

The White Team emerged victorious in the recently concluded Black & White Tournament organized by the Architects Badminton Federation (ABF) last Saturday, August 7, 2004 at the Zone in Makati City.

August 07, 2004

Architects smash up for ABF 1st Year Anniversary

In celebration of a highlysuccessful maiden year, the Architects Badminton Federation (ABF) organized a fun tournament for architects where everyone was able to enjoy a smashing great time.

August 07, 2004

ABF Marks 1st Anniversary with Black & White Tournament

The Architects Badminton Federation recently held a Black and White tournament for architects and sponsor-suppliers to celebrate a highly successful maiden year

August 04, 2004

UAP Alabang Conducts Makati Photo Shoot

UAP Alabang Chapter members trekked to Makati for a Photo Shoot for the WOW Philippines Architecture Handbook

August 01, 2004

UAPSA Inducts National Officers for FY2004-2005

Last August 1, 2004, the United Architects of the Philippines Student Auxiliary, UAPSA, the duly recognized student organization of the United Architects of the Philippines, UAP, officially started the fiscal year for 2004-2005, with an Induction and Oath Taking Ceremony with the theme, "Rising Beyond Limits..." at the Villa Immaculada, Intramuros, Manila.

August 01, 2004

UAP Alabang Chapter Holds Dental Mission

The United Architects of the Philippines, Alabang Chapter held a Dental Mission and outreach program last Sunday, August 1, 2004 at Aling Lucy's place, Foodstreet Compound, Manuela Subdivision, Las Pinas

July 29, 2004

UAP Capitol Chapter Holds Max GMM

The United Architects of the Philippines (UAP)-Quezon City Capitol Chapter held its General Membership Meeting (GMM) last July 29, 2004, 7:00pm at Max's Restaurant in Quezon Avenue

July 29, 2004

CREBA Holds 1st Socialized Housing Expo 2004 at World Trade Center

The CREBA Social Housing Foundation, Inc. presented the 1st CREBA Socialized Housing Expo 2004 from July 29 to 31 2004 at the World Trade Center in Pasay City. This year's expo was themed on "Building Affordable Homes for the Filipinos".

July 29, 2004

UAP District A4 Inducts Officers of FY 2004-2005

The United Architects of the Philippines, Regional Area District A-4 council, held its joint district induction & turnover ceremonies last July 29, 2004 at the clubhouse of Acropolis Greens subdivision, QC.

July 21, 2004

UAP District B1 Holds Joint Induction of Officers & Turn-Over Ceremonies

The United Architects of the Philippines, Regional Area District B-1 held its Joint Induction of Officers and Turn-Over Ceremonies last July 21, 2004 at the Gloria Maris Restaurant, Banawe, Q.C.

July 21, 2004

UAP District B1 holds Joint Induction of Officers & Turn-Over Ceremonies

The United Architects of the Philippines, Regional Area District B-1 held its Joint Induction of Officers and Turn-Over Ceremonies last July 21, 2004 at the Gloria Maris Restaurant, Banawe, QC.

July 20, 2004

ABF Directors Gear up for Black & White Anniversary Tournament

The Architects Badminton Federation Board of Directors held a board meeting last July 20, 2004 at the Carunungan residence in Sunrise Street, Q.C. to finalize preparations for its first anniversary and the planned Black & White Tournament for the celebrations.

July 15, 2004

UAP Diliman Chapter Turns Silver

The United Architects of the Philippines, Diliman Chapter celebrated its 25th anniversary last July 15, 2004 at the Kamia Banquet Room of the Edsa Shangrila Hotel.

July 08, 2004

UAP-Quezon City Chapter Inducts Officers in Ethnic Fashion

The United Architects of the Philippines Quezon City Chapter held its Induction of Officers for 2004-2005 in Ethnic Style last July 8, Thursday, 6:30pm at Club Filipino, Greenhills.

July 08, 2004

CREBA Conducts Exhibitor's Meeting for Socialized Housing Expo at World Trade

CREBA conducted an exhibitor's meeting to finalize its plans and policies for its 1st Socialized Housing Expo 2004 at the Skyline Restaurant, World Trade Center, Pasay City

July 07, 2004

UAP QC-Silangan Holds Induction at Hotel Rembrandt

The United Architects of the Philippines, Quezon City-Silangan Chapter (UAP QC-Silangan Chapter) held its induction of officers and new members last July 7, Wednesday, 7:00pm at the Hotel Rembrandt, Tomas Morato Extension, Quezon City.

July 06, 2004

ABC Honors Bowlers at 2nd Quarter Awards Night 2004

The Architects Bowling Club (ABC) held its 2nd Quarterly Awarding Ceremonies last July 08, 2004 at the Upper Function Room of the Green Valley Bowling Lanes in Pasig City

June 30, 2004

CREBA Housing Foundation Holds 1st GMM and Induction of New Members

The CREBA Social Housing Foundation, Inc. held its 1st General Membership Meeting and Induction of Committee Chairpersons and New Members last June 30, 2004 at the ACCI Building in Makati

June 30, 2004

Art Rilveria Tops ABA Monthly Billiards Tourney for June 2004

Arch. Art Rilveria edged out Arch Eymard Agbing in the finals of the ABA Monthly tournament, 10-Ball Challenge to emerge as the Architects Billiards Association's Champion for the month of June 2004

June 26, 2004

UAP National Board Holds Turn-Over Ceremonies and Recognition Night

UAP National Officers were invited to attend the 2004 Turn-Over Ceremonies, Induction of Officers and Recognition Night. The event was held on June 26, 2004, Saturday, 7:00pm to 12:00MN at the Grand Ballroom, Inter Continental Manila, Ayala Avenue, Makati City.

June 16, 2004

9th Graphic Expo 2004

The 9th Graphic Expo 2004 was held at the Philippine Trade Training Center from June 16 to 19 with a theme "Creating Images of Tomorrow with Tools We Use Today".

June 12, 2004

ABF Tries Out Club 650 for Badminton Meet

The Architects Badminton Federation (ABF) checked out the newly opened Club 650 Badminton Courts along C-5 road in Libis last June 12, 2005.

June 06, 2004

Filipino Architect Wins Prize in Elite New York Design Competition

Contributed by Alarms Systems Corp.

Arizona-based Filipino architect A. Lira V Luis, Assoc AIA, wows respectable architects like Toshiko Mori as well as other architecture critics in New York, with her project: The Portable Transient Pods.

June 05, 2004

Jojie Salonga, Edna Lim Top Olympic Doubles Badminton Tourney

The mixed doubles tandem of Arch. Jojie Salonga and Arch. Edna Lim, representing the Architects Badminton Federation (ABF), emerged as Class B mixed doubles champion in the Olympic Badminton Club Tournament held last June 5, 2004 at the Olympic Badminton Club, Libis

June 04, 2004

12th Cebu Construction Show Held at SM Trade Hall, Cebu

The 12th Cebu Construction Show was held last June 4 to 7, 2004 at the SM Trade Hall in Cebu City. The longest running construction trade show in this southern part of the Philippines is organized by L.A. Ducut and Company.

May 30, 2004

Philbex 2004 Held from May 30 to June 1, 2004 in Cebu City

Slated from May 30 to June 1, 2004 at the Waterfront Hotel in Cebu City, Philbex 2004 was organized by the Worldbex Services International (WSI)

May 27, 2004

UAP-Metro Holds GMM at Satay Curry Restaurant in Greenhills

UAP-Manila Metro Chapter held its 9th GMM at the Satay Curry Restaurant located at the 3rd level of E-Square Commercial Center along Ortigas Avenue, Greenhills, San Juan, Metro Manila on May 27, 2004, Thursday at 6:00 in the evening

May 22, 2004

FIRST BADMINTON CLINIC

Contributed by Arch. Richard Pamplena, UAP

The UAP San Juan Mandaluyong Chapter conducted its First Badminton Clinic held last May 22 at Centro Atletico, Cubao, Quezon City. It was participated by the chapter members and friends as well as with the cooperation of the Architects Badminton Federation.

May 22, 2004

27th ABC Anniversary Culminates with Awarding Ceremonies and Fellowship

The 27th anniversary celebrations for the Architects Bowling Club (ABC) culminated with an awarding ceremony and fellowship night full of games, fun, jokes, contests, and prizes last May 22, 2004 at Hotel Veniz, Baguio.

May 21, 2004

AGC Caps 19th Anniversary Celebrations in Baguio with Awards and Fellowship Night

The Architect’s Golf Club (AGC) capped its 19th anniversary celebrations with a fun-filled fellowship night and awarding ceremony held on the evening of May 21, 2004 at theClubhouse of Baguio Country Club.

May 21, 2004

AGC Tees Off at Baguio Country Club

Members of the Architect’s Golf Club (AGC) spent their 2nd full day in Baguio by playing another round of golf this time at the cool greens of the Baguio Country Club Golf Course last May 21, 2005.

May 21, 2004

ABC Goes to Baguio for 27th Anniversary Celebrations

The Architects Bowling Club (ABC) celebrated its 27th anniversary for the month of May, 2004 with a series of tournaments and activities scheduled for May 4, May 11, May 18, and culminating with a trip to Baguio from May 21 to 23.

May 20, 2004

Bingo Socials Highlight AGC Dinner

The AGC organizers prepared a Bingo social for its participants & their families right after buffet dinner last May 20, 2005 at the Steak House of Camp John Hay.

May 18, 2004

UAP Conducts Pre-Planning Seminar for National Officers & Committee Chairpersons

The UAP National Organization conducted a pre-planning seminar among its core of National Officers and Committee Chairpersons to tackle its preliminary plans for the coming fiscal year.

May 13, 2004

UAP Diliman GMM Goes to Red Corner Fitness and Boxing Club

UAP Diliman Chapter held its General Membership Meeting last May 13, 2004 at Red Corner Fitness & Boxing Club, 5th floor, World Center Building, Dela Costa St., Makati (in front of Ateneo Law School).

May 08, 2004

ABF Returns to Play at Centro Atletico

The Architects Badminton Federation (ABF) held its weekly cueing of friendly games last May 8,2004 at Centro Atletico. ABF plays regularly every Saturday morning 8am to 12nn at various badminton courts. All architects are welcome to join the club. Interested applicants may check out the website at www.abf.arkispecs.com for more information.

May 04, 2004

Manglicmot and Cham Top ABC Monthly Championship

Dante Manglicmot of DN Steel rolled 1326 pinfalls to win the Architects Bowling Club’s March monthly championship for Group I, Jeffry Cham of Boysen Paints scored 1168 pinfalls to rule Group II, in the event sponsored by Boysen Paints and Nation Paints held last week at the Green Valley Country Club Bowling Center.

May 04, 2004

UAP Acquires Canon Wide Format Printer

Contributed by Canon Marketing (Phils.), Inc.

The United Architects of the Philippines, through the efforts of the UAP Committee on Information Technology for Filipino Architects (UAP CITFA), and the valuable support & assistance from the 30th Conex Organizing Committee, has successfully acquired a 36" Canon Wide Format printer for the National Organization's brand new 7-Storey Headquarters in Scout Rallos, Quezon City.

April 28, 2004

ABA Holds Monthly Tournament at Playdium

The Architects Billiards Association (ABA) held its monthly billiards tournament last Wednesday, April 28, 2005 at the Playdium, Q.C.

April 27, 2004

Manglicmot, Torres and Diaz Dominate ABC Bowling

Dante Manglicmot rolled 1140 pinfalls to win the Architects Bowling Club’s singles-scratch for Group I, Raul Torres scored 1095 pinfalls to rule Group II and Ritz Diaz scored 984 pinfalls to rule Group III

April 21, 2004

Arkispecs Yearbook Finally Arrives at ABA Weekly Tournament

At long last, members of the Architects Billiards Association (ABA) finally got hold of their very own copies of the much-awaited 1st issue of arkispecs.com's 2003 Yearbook Magazine.

April 20, 2004

Sabater and de Jesus Tops ABC Doubles

With the combined score of 1466 pinfalls, May Sabater and Nonoy de Jesus of Philflex Wires and Cable clinch the Architects Bowling Club’s doubles event at the Green Valley Country Club Bowling Center last week

April 17, 2004

UAP Caps 30th Natcon with a Fun Filled Fellowship Night

Members and delegates of the United Architects of the Philippines (UAP) finished off the 30th National Convention in style as they partied the night away during the much-awaited fellowship night last April 17, 2004 at the Centennial Hall of the Manila Hotel

April 16, 2004

UAP Honors new Fellows & Excellent Chapters at Honor Dinner

The United Architects of the Philippines (UAP) honored its new Fellows & Excellent Chapters during the Honor Dinner of the UAP National Convention.

April 16, 2004

UAP Task Force Headquarters Signs MOA with Sponsor-Suppliers

The United Architects of the PHilippines (UAP) Task Force Headquarters Signed a Memorandum Of Agreement with Sponsor-Suppliers last April 16, 2005 at the Centennial Hall Saloon of Manila Hotel to secure their pledges in contributing to the completion of the UAP Headquarters building in Scout Rallos Street, Quezon City.

April 16, 2004

ABF Awards President's Cup Winners at Natcon

Winners of the recently concluded 1st ABF President's Cup Badminton Tournament were awarded their respective medals and trophies last April 16, 2004 during loud and impromptu awarding ceremonies at the ABF booth in the UAP Natcon Exhibit Area in Manila Hotel.

April 15, 2004

Arkispecs Joins 30th UAP NatCon

Arkispecs once again participated as an exhibitor at the 30th United Architects of the Philippines (UAP) National Convention (NatCon) held last April 15-17, 2004 at the Manila Hotel, Manila

April 15, 2004

Exhibitors Showcase Latest Products at 30th Natcon

Sponsors and exhibitors of the 30th Architects Annual National Convention were given an opportunity to showcase their latest products and services to the architectural community through their respective exhibition booths at the Grand ballroom of the Manila Hotel

April 13, 2004

Zubiri Dominates ABC Bowling

Lito Zubiri of Dow Agro Science rolled 1293 pinfalls to win the Architects Bowling Club’s singles, in the event sponsored by Boysen Paints and Nation Paints held last week at the Green Valley Country Club Bowling Center

April 06, 2004

Villanueva and Poblete Top ABC Quartely Championship

Paeng Villanueva rolled 1591 pinfalls to win the Architects Bowling Club’s Quarterly championship for Group I, Ric Poblete scored 1475 pinfalls to rule Group II, in the event sponsored by Boysen Paints and Nation Paints held last week at the Green Valley Country Club Bowling Center.

April 06, 2004

ABC Honors Bowlers at 1st Quarterly Awarding Ceremonies for 2004

The Architects Bowling Club (ABC) held its 1st Quarterly Awarding Ceremonies for 2004 at the Upper Function Room of the Green Valley Bowling Lanes in Libis, Pasig last April 06, 2004

April 05, 2004

CHS Interior Design Class 2005 Visit www.arkispecs.com

Students from the College of the Holy Spirit, Interior Design Graduating Class of 2005 paid a courtesy visit to the office of www.arkispecs.com to apply for apprenticeship & practicum experience with the website and the design firm of J. Adriano Architects + Associates.

April 01, 2004

UAP Metro Elects New Officers at 8th GMM

The United Architects of the Philippines Manila-Metro Chapter (UAP Metro) held its General Membership Meeting & Election of Officers last April 01, 2004 at Jumbo Restaurant, Tomas Morato, Q.C

March 31, 2004

ABA Gets a sneak Preview of 1st Arkispecs Yearbook

The Architects Billiards Association held its Monthly Billiards Tournament last March 31, 2004 at the Playdium Hall in Q.C. A colored draft of the 1st Arkispecs Yearbook Magazine was presented to the ABA members, all of whom unanimously expressed their encouraging eagerness and enthusiasm to see the long-awaited yearbook come into final fruition.

March 31, 2004

12 pass Landscape Architect Licensure Examination for March 2004

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 12 out of 25 passed the Landscape Architect Licensure Examination given by the Board of Landscape Architecture in Manila this March 2004.

March 30, 2004

Sabater and Villanueva Top ABC Monthly Championship

Tony Sabater of EJF Woodworks rolled 1245 pinfalls to win the Architects Bowling Club’s March monthly championship for Group I, while Johnson Villanueva of Crown Pipes scored 1127 pinfalls to rule Group II

March 30, 2004

Natcon 30 Orcom Irons Out Plans for UAP National Convention

The Organizing Committee of the 30th UAP National Convention held a meeting last March 30, 2004 at the UAP Headquarters in Scout Rallos, Quezon City

March 27, 2004

ABF Gains Olympic Badminton Membership

The Architects Badminton Federation (ABF) held its weekly Saturday Badminton Meet last March 27, 2004 at the Olympic Badminton Courts along C-5, Libis

March 25, 2004

UAP Archizonian Turns 9 at Oody's

The United Architects of the Philippines (UAP) Archizonian Chapter produced its 9th anniversary celebrations last March 25, 2004 at the Oody's Bar & Restaurant at Tomas Morato.

March 23, 2004

FASIA 2004 Champions

Contributed by Arch. Serge, Jr. Chua, UAP

ARCHITECTURE Team Wins 2004 FASIA Basketball Championship

March 16, 2004

Worldbex 2004 Held at World Trade Center and PTTC

Exhibitors from the country and from all over the world assembled once again to participate in Worldbex 2004. Traditionally held at the halls of the World Trade Center, the exhibit area was expanded to include the PTTC and lasted from March 16 until March 20, 2004.

March 16, 2004

Worldbex 2004 features Architects Gallery at PTTC

This year, Worlbex 2004 was staged at the 2 venues of the World Trade Center and the Philippine Trade Training Center (PTTC) from March 16 to 20. A design gallery showcasing sample works of well-known Architects & Architectural firms who have shown excellence not only in our country but also around the world was featured at the PTTC.

March 08, 2004

Adamson Arki Wins 2004 FASIA Basketball Championship

Contributed by Arch. Serge, Jr. Chua, UAP

The Architecture College basketball team of the Adamson University was crowned champions in the recently concluded 14th FASIA (Federation of Architecture Schools Involved In Architecture) / 7th BOYSEN Cup

March 07, 2004

Team Cpac Monier wins ABF President's Cup

Team Cpac Monier, composed of Mitch Begonia, Tata Goyena, Jericho Adriano, Aldrin Ulat, Tetchie De Guzman, Richard Cano, Teboh Ramirez, Roy Villarosa, Mich De Guzman, Benjie Dela Cruz, Jun Dimaano, Vivian Espiritu, Cathy Chua, Jojo Roselada, Mon Pattugalan, Mel Aldaba, Albert Reyes, and Pam Agabin is the ABF President's Cup Team Champion for 2004.

March 06, 2004

Team Cpac Monier Wins ABF President's Cup

The Badminton Team of Cpac Monier bested 4 other teams by a hairline to win the 1st ABF President's Cup as Mitch Begonia and Tata Goyena outclassed Joey Mendoza and Jojie Salonga to top Level A

March 02, 2004

Del Rosario and Roldan Top ABC Monthly Championship

Nepthy del Rosario of Boysen Paints rolled 1311 pinfalls to win the Architects Bowling Club’s February monthly championship for Group I, Boy Roldan of James Hardie scored 1133 pinfalls to rule Group II, in the event sponsored by Boysen Paints and Nation Paints held last week at the Green Valley Country Club Bowling Center.

February 26, 2004

Ricco-Renzo Art Gallery and Café Opens at LRI Plaza, Reposo, Makati

Ricco-Renzo Art Gallery and Café announced its launch and opening last February 26, 2004. Located at the L.R.I. Plaza along Reposo street in Makati, the gallery features works of art from Filipino & foreign artists alike while the Café offers sumptuous food and drinks.

February 24, 2004

ABC Holds Weekly Tuesday Bowling Tournament at Green Valley

The Architects Bowling Club (ABC) held its Board of directors’ meeting and Weekly Tuesday Bowling Tournament last February 24, 2004 at the Green Valley Country Club.

February 23, 2004

Photoworld 2004 Staged at Glorietta

Top companies involved in the Photography industry gathered together in the Glorietta Activity Center last Feb 23 to Feb 29, 2004 for the annual Photoworld Exhibit.

February 22, 2004

St. Scholastica's College Interior Design Class 2004 Presents, “ATBP: Areas Transformed Beyond Plan”

Talents from the St. Scholastica's College Manila, Interior Design Graduating Class 2004 and the Furniture Design Class likewise had a great opportunity to showcase their unique style & ingenuity by holding their own Interior Design exhibit entitled “ATBP: Areas Transformed Beyond Plan” from February 22 to March 20, 2004 at the same venue in MC Home Depot, Fort Bonifacio.

February 20, 2004

College of the Holy Spirit Interior Design Class 2004 Presents, “Pamana, a Glimpse of Our Heritage”

Once again, the MC Home Depot in Fort Bonifacio sheltered a group of talented students whose works deserve proper exposure. The College of the Holy Spirit Interior Design Class 2004 fashioned a well done graduation exhibit entitled, “Pamana, a glimpse of our heritage”. The design exhibit started on February 20 and lasted until March 16, 2004.

February 19, 2004

The Bachelor/Bachelorette Meet Their Match at Diliman Valentine GMM

Fabz Afable and Execom Member Fiel Espina emerged as “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette” at the UAP Diliman Chapter Valentine GMM last February 19, 2004 at the Ebisu Restaurant, Eastwood City in Libis, Quezon City.

February 18, 2004

UAP Metro Directors Cook Up Chapter Activities at Mr. Cook’s

The UAP Metro chapter Board of Directors, headed by Arch. Bobbie So, held its monthly board meeting last February 18, 2004 at Mr. Cook's Garden in Greenhills. Present in the meeting to discuss & “cook up” plans for the upcoming GMMs and anniversary were members of the chapter’s board.

February 17, 2004

Villarosa, Tan Rule ABC Valentine Doubles Blind Date

Teresa Villarosa and Dickie Tan of Eurotiles with 2149 pinfalls, topped the Architects Bowling Club Valentine Double Blind Date held last Tuesday at the Green Valley Country Club Bowling Center in Pasig City

February 16, 2004

Assumption College Presents “Alamat, Design that Brings Filipino Dreams into Reality”

Last February 16, the Assumption College Interior Design Class 2004 produced a wonderful exhibit at the MC Home Depot, Fort Bonifacio which lasted until March 10, 2004. The exhibit was entitled as “Alamat, design that brings Filipino dreams into reality”

February 14, 2004

ABF Goes to Olympic for Valentines

As for the ABF, a week is not complete without pursuing its much anticipated activity; Badminton! Playing like pros, ABF members met once again at the Olympic badminton Courts to play and mingle with fellow members as they celebrated Valentines day with each other.

February 12, 2004

UST Interior Design Class 2004 Holds Exhibit at MC Fort

The talented students of the UST Interior Design Class 2004 held a very successful Exhibit at MC Home Depot, Fort Bonifacio from February 12 to March 15, 2004

February 11, 2004

ABA Holds Regular Wednesday Tournament at Playdium

The Architects Billiards Association (ABA) held its regular weekly tournament last Wednesday, February 11, 2004 at the Playdium, Araneta Ave, Q.C.

February 11, 2004

EPCO Architectural Hardware Phils.,Inc.

Contributed by EPCO Architectural Hardware Phils.,Inc.

The EPCO Group has been in the international market for almost 30 years. Though the company is quite young, it was still able to capture the modern market with their “Future Products Now”. EPCO started setting up in Australia and established a network of affiliated companies throughout Asia, Middle East, Europe and USA. The founder Associates of EPCO have a wealth of practical marketing, technical and commercial experience in over 20 countries. In the Philippines, EPCO products have been here since 1990. We market our products mostly to commercial and high-end residential projects.

February 10, 2004

Cham & Canuday of Boysen Paints clinch ABC double

The unbeatable team of Jeffrey Cham and Jerry Canuday of Boysen Paints rolled 1599 pinfalls to sweep the Architects Bowling Club’s doubles blu baker fun game at the Green Valley Country Club Bowling Center. Boyet Libiran & Ric Lizarondo of Apo Puyat Vinyl came in second with 1564 pinfalls while Onard Abaya & Johnny Baluyot of Acecom Builders had 1511 pinfalls for third.

February 10, 2004

Teresa Villarosa and Dickie Tan Top ABC Valentines Double Blind Date Tournament

The Architects Bolwing Club (ABC) was all red as it celebrated valentines by inviting all of its members to come in red outfits.

February 10, 2004

Adamson Crowns Mr. and Ms. Arki 2004

Adamson University held its much anticipated search for ADU Mr. and Ms. Architecture for 2004 last February 10 at the Covered Gymnasium.

February 05, 2004

CBD Then and Now

Cheers to the new board, congrats to the new members!

February 04, 2004

Paul Hipolito, Bong Regala Receive ABA Trophies

Tournament winners Paul Hipolito and Bong Regala were both given trophies and recognition for their respective victories

February 03, 2004

Del Rosario and Cham Top ABC Monthly Championship

Nepthy del Rosario of ABC Philippines rolled 1174 pinfalls to win the Architects Bowling Club’s January monthly championship for Group I, while Jeffry Cham of Boysen Paints scored 1150 pinfalls to rule Group II

February 01, 2004

AGC Birthday Celebrants for February

We would like to greet all of the AGC members who will be celebrating their birthdays this February

January 29, 2004

UAP Makati CBD Marks 20th Anniversary at City Garden Hotel

UAP Makati CBD celebrated the chapter’s 20th Anniversary with a night of good food, fun games, lively conversations, informative presentations, and valuable raffle prizes last January 29,2004 at the City Garden Hotel in Makati Avenue, Makati City.

January 29, 2004

UAP Diliman, Districts A3, A4, & A5 holds Joint Symposium on Architecture & Planning

The United Architects of the Philippines Diliman Chapter, in cooperation with UAP Regional Area Districts A-3, A-4, & A-5 hosted a Symposium on Architecture & Planning at the University of the Philippines Engineering Theater in Diliman last January 29, 2004. Guest speaker Archt. Zhang Min from Tsinghua University presented a lecture on the designs & plans for the upcoming 2008 Beijing Olympics.

January 27, 2004

ABU Holds Annual Election of Officers and Player Draft

Members of the Architect’s Basketball Union (ABU) gathered together last January 27, 2004 at Max's Restaurant, Quezon Ave to hold its annual election of officers and the draft lottery of players for the teams participating in the next tournament

January 26, 2004

AGC Tees Off at Sherwood Hills for Start of 2004

Sherwood Hills played host to the start of the AGC monthly games for 2004. January 26 saw the players braving the early morning chill made harsh by the accompanying strong blasts of wind.

January 19, 2004

Bert Magsakay and Nick Sy Top ABC Doubles

With the combined score of 1550 pinfalls, Bert Magsakay and Nick Sy of Main Hardware clinch the Architects Bowling Club’s doubles event at the Green Valley Country Club Bowling Center last week

January 15, 2004

UAP Diliman Goes to the Rodeo at W. Grill

Chapter officers have always tried to make it a point to make their monthly GMMs fun and exciting for its members and attendants, and last January 15, 2004 the UAP Diliman Chapter held its GMM at W. Grill, Glorietta 2, Makati City where its members took on the mechanical bull for a rodeo ride they will painfully feel on their backs (or backaches) for a long, long time.

January 13, 2004

ABC Kicks Off 2004 at Green Valley

The Architects Bowling Club (ABC), together with its new set of directors held its opening Ceremony last January 13, 2004 at Green Valley Country Club. Ceremonies were headed by Archt. Lou Antonio as president, Archt. Abe Firmeza as vice-president tournament, & Archt. Buddy Segui as vice-president on programs & development.

January 03, 2004

ABF Starts Off 2004 at Yonex

The Architects Badminton Federation (ABF) started year 2004 with a friendly badminton meet last Saturday, January 03, 2004 at the new Yonex Badminton Courts, Shaw Boulevard, Mandaluyong City.

January 01, 2004

AGC Birthday Celebrants for January

AGC would like to greet a very Happy Birthday to the following Birthday celebrants for January...

January 01, 2004

UAP's Reyes Elected Chairwoman of Arcasia

Former national president and immediate past chancellor architect of the United Architects of the Philippines, Yolanda David Reyes, was elected chairwoman of the Architects Regional Council, Asia (Arcasia), in a council conference in Dhaka, Bangladesh, making her the first lady chief of the organization of architects of Asia.