UE BS Architecture Students are Grand Winners in Interschool Competition!


A group of Bachelor of Science in Architecture students of the UE College of Fine Arts, Architecture and Design (CFAD) emerged as the Grand Winner in the IBuild Manila Design Competition on July 22, 2017, at the World Trade Center Manila in Pasay City!

The competition was part of the IBuild Manila 2017: International Building, Construction and Technology Expo, which ran from July 19 to 22, 2017.

Christine Jean R. Tan, Lailani E. Landicho and Patricia Janine H. Hernandez submitted their group design for a low-cost housing project. Their project was presented and defended in front of a panel of judges, and was evaluated based on these criteria: Innovation (30%), Energy Efficiency (15%), Aesthetic Considerations (25%), Materials Expense (10%), Disaster Proof (15%), and Presentation (5%).

For their victory, the team from UE CFAD won a cash prize of P10,000.

Ms. Tan had won First Place twice before: at the 2016 Artdeco Architectural Category Design competition and the 2015 National Architecture Week Design Competition.

Ms. Hernandez had won First Place in the UAPaligSAhan 2016 Architectural Competition of the United Architects of the Philippines Student Auxiliary (UAPSA)-UE Caloocan Chapter.

Ms. Landicho had taken part in various quiz and design competitions, including a quiz competition sponsored by UP Arki (a UP College of Architecture student organization) and a UAPSA quiz competition, where she won First Place.

Following their IBuild victory, UE’s trio of winning future architects made a courtesy call to the UE CFAD officials, as seen in the photo here featuring (from left) Dean Celino B. Santiago, Patricia Hernandez, Lailani Landicho, Christine Tan, College Secretary Daniel Dennis Lim and Architect Art G. Barroca, a senior faculty member of UE CFAD’s Architecture Department.

Congratulations to our Warrior IBuilders and to the UE College of Fine Arts, Architecture and Design!

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