Awards for Philippines’ busiest architecture firms
Philippines’ 10 most-active architecture firms were presented awards on 26 May 2009 by BCI Asia, the region’s construction information provider. The portfolios of these elite architecture firms contain USD 3.8 billion worth of properties scheduled to start construction in Philippines this year.
The BCI Asia Top 10 Awards for 2009 were presented to ASYA (Albert S. Yu & Associates) Design Partner, Casas + Architects, GF & Partners Architects, G & W Architects, Engineers, Project Development Consultants, Jonathan O. Gan + Associates, Jose Siao Ling & Associates, Palafox Associates, Pimentel Rodriguez Simbulan & Partners (PRSP), R. Villarosa Architects, WV Coscolluela & Associates. The awards were sponsored by Assa Abloy Singapore Pte Ltd, Autodesk Asia Pte Ltd, Pacific Paint (Boysen) Phils., Inc., Philips Electronics & Lighting, Inc. and TAK Products & Sources Pte Ltd .
BCI Asia Managing Director, Thor Kerr, said: “The top 10 architecture firms turn the corporate objectives of clients into buildings that work for today’s environment. These firms deliver projects efficiently while accounting for rapidly changing economic circumstances and consumer preferences. In this year’s portfolios, we see a shift towards green building design."
The BCI Asia Top 10 Green Design Award 2009 was awarded to G & W Architects, Engineers, Project Development Consultants for the design of Texas Instruments Philippines - Baguio City (shown left). The award, sponsored by Tandus Asia Pte Ltd was judge by an international jury of green building experts.
The exclusive awards ceremony, held at the Renaissance Makati City Hotel, was attended by 180 senior representatives of the building and property development industries. This is the fifth annual BCI Asia Top 10 Awards to celebrate the achievements of architecture firms in Hong Kong SAR, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
The Philippines TOP 10 winners. Top row, from left to right: Arch. Carmelo T. Casas (Casas+Architects), Arch. Teodoro Narciso (GF & Partners), Arch. Jonathan O. Gan (Jonathan O. Gan + Associates), Arch. Joan Adda M. Ling (Jose Siao Ling & Associates), Arch. Chona Ponce (Palafox Associates), Arch. Rogelio Villarosa and Arch. Roy Villarosa (R. Villarosa Architects), Arch. William V. Coscolluela (WV Coscolluela & Associates), Apple Patricio (BCI Asia). Bottom row, from left to right: Philipp Rhode and Thor Kerr (BCI Asia), Arch. Daniel Terrence Yu (G&W Architects), Arch. Albert S. Yu (ASYA Design Partner), Arch. Pete Pimentel and Arch. Jun Rodriguez (PRSP), Arch. Gary Coscolluela (WV Coscolluela & Associates).