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UAP Celebrates NAW 6 – 12 December

by Administrator

The United Architects of the Philippines, the Integrated and Accredited Professional Organization Of Architects (IAPOA), will be celebrating the 38th Nationwide Architecture Week (NAW) on 6-12 December 2009 with the theme Arkitekturang Lokal: Yamang Pamana Ng Bayan.

NAW is designated as the week starting with the first Sunday of December of each year to bring focus on the practice of architecture in the Philippines with the IAPOA as lead organization in the commemoration.

This year’s activities of UAP National were scheduled as follows:

6 December,     09:00 AM - Assembly at Guadalupe Station for Pasig River Cruise
09:30 AM - Start of Cruise (10 stops)    
10:30 AM - Arrival at Immigration Building Ferry Terminal
11:00 AM - Opening of Architectural Exhibit of Architectural Heritage
12:00 NN - UAP National Board of Directors’ Meeting, Wilcon Depot, Libis , QC

7 December,     CPE Seminar at UAP National HQ Teatro Arkitekto

01:00 PM - The Manila Water Story: Model of Successful Public-Private Partnership
Speaker: Mr. Jeric Sevilla, Corporate Communications Head, Manila Water
02:00 PM - Open Forum
02:15 PM - Water Resources Management in Eastern Metro Manila
Speaker: Ms. Cyndi Iblan, Manager, Water Resources Development
02:00 PM - Open Forum
02:15 PM - Wastewater Master Plan for the East Zone
Speaker: Ms. Salve Velasco, Wastewater Operations Head


8 December,     CPE Seminar at UAP National HQ Teatro Arkitekto

02:00 PM - Fire Code of the Philippine
Speaker: Arch. Michael T. Ang, fuap, UAP NEVP
03:00 PM -  ArchiCAD Product Launching


9 December,     CPE Seminar at UAP National HQ Teatro Arkitekto
01:00 PM - Batas Pambansa 344, Accessibility Law
Speaker: Arch. Jaime Silva, Committee on Accessibility Chairman
02:00 PM - Architectural Education
Speaker: Arch. Junar P. Tablan
03:00 PM - Understanding the Practice of Architecture (R.A. No. 9266)
Speaker: Arch. Armando N. Alli, Professional Regulatory Board of Architecture Chairman


10 December,     Medical Mission / Dental Mission at UAP HQ in coordination with Arch. Renato Heray, UAP Cavite

Chapter President in the morning

CPE Seminar at UAP National Headquarters “Teatro Arkitekto”
03:00 PM - Green Architecture and Sustainability
Speaker: Arch. Amado P. de Jesus, Green Architecture Movement Chairman


11 December,     CPE Seminar at UAP National HQ Teatro Arkitekto
02:00 PM - Architecture and Environmental Planning (Flood Proof Design)
Speaker: Arch. Leah Dela Rosa, uap


12 December,      09:00 AM - Arrival of Participants and Guests at UAP HQ Teatro Arkitekto

09:30 AM - Film Showing: Documentary of Philippine Architecture
11:00 AM - 38th NAW  Closing Program
11:30 AM - Paskong Pinoy Lunch with Musical Entertainment            


The organizing committee of the UAP is composed of architects  Ana S. Mangalino-Ling (UAP National President), Ar. Michael T. Ang UAP NEVP, Corazon F. Cruz-Adivoso (Executive Director, Commission on Governmental and External Affairs), Marlo Basco (38th NAW Chairman) and Patricia Mendoza (38th NAW Co-Chair) with UAP Area coordinators Editha P. De Vera (Area A VP), Domingo Ll. Tablizo, Jr. (Area B VP), Guillermo H. Hisancha (Area C VP) and Jemma Sarol-Semaña (Area D VP).

Chapters of the IAPOA has also scheduled their respective activities to celebrate NAW.

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