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Bldg Tech Updates: 2006

December 18, 2006

New Exploration of Tidal Power for San Francisco

Contributed by Arch. Jericho Adriano, FUAP

Mayor Gavin Newsom today announced that the City would formally explore the possibility of generating clean energy through the power of the tides at the Golden Gate with a $150,000, twelve to eighteen-month feasibility study to be conducted by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC), working with the San Francisco Department of the Environment (SFE).

December 16, 2006

ROBERT ALEJANDRO is guest artist at

Contributed by Arch. Ana Carangan-Valencia, UAP

The UAP-Manila Corinthian Chapter headed by its chapter president Arch. Ana Carangan-Valencia and chapter secretary Arch. Pam Alianza-Constantino spent their social outreach project at MARILAC HILLS, Alabang last December 16, 2006. The event was dubbed as “PASKOrinthian HANDOG 2006: ART-Korinthian with KUYA ROBERT”.

December 16, 2006

ROBERT ALEJANDRO is guest artist at

Contributed by Arch. Ana Carangan-Valencia, UAP

The UAP-Manila Corinthian Chapter headed by its chapter president Arch. Ana Carangan-Valencia and chapter secretary Arch. Pam Alianza-Constantino spent their social outreach project at MARILAC HILLS, Alabang last December 16, 2006. The event was dubbed as “PASKOrinthian HANDOG 2006: ART-Korinthian with KUYA ROBERT”.

November 25, 2006

Architects Golf Classic Awarding Ceremonies held at Valle 6 Clubhouse

Contributed by Arch. Jericho Adriano, FUAP

The Architect's Golf Classic, the once-a-year golfing spectacle was recently held last November 20, 2006 at the Sta Elena Golf Club, with the awarding ceremonies following last November 25, 2006 at the Valle Verde 6 Clubhouse.

November 08, 2006

Philconstruct 2006 brings together over 600 exhibitors from 15 countries

Contributed by Arch. Jericho Adriano, FUAP

PHILCONSTRUCT 2006 – the 16th Philippine International Construction, Building Materials and Equipment Exhibition and Technology Forum will be held from November 8 – 11 at the sprawling World Trade Center Metro Manila (WTCMM).

October 01, 2006

2006 World Architecture Day set for October 1 at SM Mall of Asia

Contributed by Arch. Jericho Adriano, FUAP

2006 WORLD ARCHITECTURE DAY 1 October, 2006 9am to 10pm Music Hall, Entertainment Bldg, SM Mall of Asia Theme: "KEY MOMENTS INTHE GLOBAL EVOLUTION OF ARCHITECTURE"

October 01, 2006

2006 World Architecture Day Scheduled for October 1 at SM Mall of Asia

Contributed by Arch. Jericho Adriano, FUAP

The United Architects of the Philippines invites everyone to join and celebrate with us the 2006 World Architecture Day on October 1, 2006 at the SM Mall of ASIA, Pasay City.

September 26, 2006

The Wit and Class of a Filipino

Contributed by Arch. Jericho Adriano, FUAP

A Filipino walks into a bank in New York City and asks for the loan officer. He tells the loan officer that he is going to the Philippines on business for two weeks and needs to borrow $5,000...

August 26, 2006

UAP Diliman to Hold Photography Workshop

Contributed by Arch. Rex Tamase, BS Architecture

1-5pm, August 26, 2006 at the College of Architecture Building, UP Diliman

August 11, 2006

Exhibitors signup for Philconstruct 2006

Contributed by Arch. Jericho Adriano, FUAP

Philcontruct 2006 participants have begun formally signing up for their respective booth reservations, kicking off with a contract signing event and press conference at Makati Skyline in World Trade Center last August 11, 2006.

July 06, 2006

Palafox Associates celebrates 19th year

Contributed by Roy Villarosa

Premier architectural, planning, and design firm Palafox Associates celebrates its 19th anniversary today. It holds an exhibit showcasing its projects in Architecture, Planning, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, and Engineering in 24 countries. Coinciding with the celebration is the awarding of its ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certifications from TUV of Germany.

July 06, 2006

Ode to Pasig exhibit

Contributed by Roy Villarosa

A showcase of architects’ and artists’ works on Pasig River has been displayed at the Ayala Museum earlier this month. Among those featured are the firm’s visions for the Pasig River – to create a paradigm shift from treating the river back-of-the-house to front-door of development.

June 22, 2006

UAP New Manila Chapter Now Online

Contributed by Carunungan & Partners Co.

The UAP New Manila Chapter has found a new home on the Internet at http://www.uap-newmanila.arkispecs.com

June 12, 2006

Employment Opportunities Available at HBO+EMTB Philippines

Contributed by Arch. Jericho Adriano, FUAP

HBO+EMTB Philippines Inc is actively searching for qualified candidates for the following positions...

June 11, 2006

UAP-Alabang Chapter announces schedule of activities for FY 2006-07

Contributed by Arch. Jericho Adriano, FUAP

UAP-Alabang Chapter, under the leadedrship of incoming Chapter President Arch. Andrew Frondozo, is proud to announce its schedule of activities for Fiscal Year 2006-07...

April 04, 2006

UST College of Architecture 76th Alumni Homecoming

Contributed by UST College of Architecture Alumni Assoc.

The UST College of Architecture will hold its 76th Alumni Homecoming on 29 April 2006 at the Fiesta Pavilion, Manila Hotel from 4:00pm to 6:30pm.

March 15, 2006

Asia Pacific's Largest Construction Show Slated for Manila on 2006

KONSTRUKTURA ASYA 2006, the only International Exposition of the Asia Pacific Construction Industry, is about to take center stage. It will be held on March 15 – 18, 2006 at the World Trade Center Metro Manila. The Philippines is proud to be selected as the host country of this mega event.

March 15, 2006

International Construction & Mining Show at World Trade

Contributed by Arch. Jericho Adriano, FUAP

The Philippines, through the efforts of the Philippine Constructors Association (PCA) won the privilege to host KONSTRUKTURA ASYA 2006, the only international exhibition of the Asia Pacific Construction Industry which will take center stage on March 15 – 18, 2006 at the World Trade Center Metro Manila (WTCMM).

March 10, 2006

UP College Of Architecture Turns Gold

Contributed by Arch. Rex Tamase, BS Architecture

General Alumni Homecoming to be held on March 10, 2006

February 16, 2006

American Standard Launches 2006 collection

Contributed by American Standard Philippines Limited, Co.

Watch out for the 2006 collection of American Standard!

January 05, 2006

American Standard Renews Ties with arkispecs.com

Contributed by American Standard Philippines Limited, Co.

American Standard Philippines Limited Co. Inc. reently renewed its major sponsorship contract with www.arkispecs.com, extending again its 3-year strategic partnership with the media company that manages the leading Internet portal for the Philippine building industry.

January 04, 2006

Job Openings for ARISTOTLE TAN architects + consultants

Contributed by Aristotle Tan Architects + Consultants

A young & aggressive architecural design firm based in the Paranaque area is looking for: CAD Operators (preferably with 3D Modelling exprerience), Junior Architects, and Project Architects.