March 31, 2011

June 2010: 21 New Bacolod architects

The new architects from La Consolacion College who recently passed
their licensure examination are Rey Brian Alejano, Sui J Alvior,
Benster Mark Arididon, Melco Barredo, Ma. Josefina Geraldine Biene,
Arlou Carampatana, Restituto Daffon II, Zeke Dalisay, Sheryl Ann
Galisanao, Rogely Gambito.

* JOHN Michail Garcia, Theresia Mae Gulmatico, Jose Neil Jison, Arvin
Malvas, Rolando Romarante, Jr., Alvin Samodal, Martin Andrew Si, Rene
Tahum, Crisan Thomas, Tranquilino, Cheyenne Vargas and Christian Yu.

* JCI Philippines-Metro Bacolod (Jaycees) holds its 10th Annual
Induction today of its new set of officers at the L’ Fisher Chalet at

* CHARINA Tan is the incoming President. Her officers are Joyce Fuentebella (Executive Vice President), Dhin Lopue (Vice President - External), GigiLopue (VP-Internal), Nathalie Tiples (Secretary
General), Benky Tanpinco (Treasurer), Chiarra Tantiado (Asst. Treasurer).

* ISSA Chua (Director), Therese Hinojales (Director), Manuel Barandiaran (Director), Stephen Saturnino (Director), Biboy Elumba (Director).

* JCI Chapter Past Presidents include Rowena Lizares (2001), JB Mapa (2002), Neil Lizares (2003), Brian Puentevella (2004), Jonathan Elumba (2005), Marvin Tan (2006), Jonjet Valera (2007), Jan Lopue (2008) and Eric Jereza (2009).

* GUEST speaker for the occasion is Atty. Adel Tamano.

March 18, 2011

5 Reasons Why Archiandesigns Architects Better Redo Your Home

If you're considering a large-scale, once-in-a-lifetime remodel, the expert help of a Philippines licensed architect may help you achieve the home of your dreams.

If you're like most Bacolod Homeowners, you probably dream of one day completing a major home-remodeling project. And I'm not talking about retiling a tub here. This is the once-in-a-lifetime renovation - the kind that dramatically changes how you live, energizes the entire household and makes all your BacoleƱo brothers in the neighborhood really jealous.

Tips in Selecting A Building Architect

Plan on building a house, an apartment building, or an office building? You will need an architect. Professional architects have the knowledge, the training and the experience to put your dream house or building idea on paper. An excellent architect can and will design, bring together and manage any building project with great accuracy based on your taste and preference. An architect's knowledge is based on long years of education that includes building techniques, landscaping design,

Professional Architect or Do-it-Yourself Effort

There is no point in denying that you end up getting what you pay for and nothing could be truer when you try and design either a renovation or home design yourself (DIY).

Look, an architect spends up to 6 years at university just to get qualified - Just to understand what works, what costs are, what are the best materials. S/he has you beat hands down on design, cost and experience so why resist?

How Architects Can Improve Their Websites

Architectural firms with any sense of marketing at all have long used the internet as a portfolio. Both commercial and residential architectural firms publish beautiful photographs of their work, many of them employing professional photographers in order to maximize impact. Architects that specialize in restoration projects will often post pictures of the project before and after their work as been done. For most established architectural firms, this is standard fare.

March 17, 2011

Interior Architecture vs Interior Design

Traditionally, the disciplines of architecture and interior design view themselves as distinctive and singular; being both boundary-tied by professional legislation as well as seeing themselves as offering specialized service roles. This is reinforced by a protective “turf mentality” advanced and guarded by their respective professional and licensure organizations.