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  • Courtesy of Leandro V. Locsin Partners (
    Leandro V. Locsin (1928 - 1994)
    RA - registered architect
  • Federico Ilustre (1912 - 1989)
    Federico Ilustre (1912–1989) was a Filipino architect who worked for the Bureau of Public Works (now the Department of Public Works and Highways). It was during his tenure as consulting architect that ...
  • Cesar Homero Concio (1907 - 2003)
    Cesar H. Concio Sr. was one of the most prominent architects of his time. This University of the Philippine alumni designed several buildings in the UP Diliman campus (Church of the Risen Lord, Melchor...
  • Carlos Antonio Santos-Viola, FPIA (1912 - 1994)
    Carlos met his wife Caridad when he worked in the office of her brother Juan Nakpil. Carlos is known for his work on the churches of the Iglesia ni Cristo in the Philippines. Binondo Sunico Tree Custod...
    Felix Arroyo Roxas (deceased)
    Felix Arroyo Roxas was the first Filipino architect. He designed the Jesuit Church of San Ignacio (Intramuros), Santo Domingo Church (Intramuros), the Roxas mansion (Calle General Solano, Manila), amon...

This sub-project aims to organize genealogical data on notable architects of the Philippines. the buildings they designed and the structures' photographic timeline. Find similar projects at the master project page, Families of the Philippines.

Image: The Cultural Center of the Philippines was designed by National Artist for Architecture Leandro Locsin

Antonio, Pablo

  • Boulevard-Alhambra Apartments Building, now Bel-Air Aparments (Roxas Boulevard, Manila) :: 2011
  • Far Eastern University (Manila) :: Map :: 1920s :: 1945 :: 2012
  • Galaxy Theater (Manila) :: 1950s :: 2009
  • Ideal Theater (Avenida Rizal, Manila) :: Built in 1933 :: 1930s :: 1945 :: 1950s :: 1970s :: Demolished 2008
  • Life Theatre, now the Villonco Building (Quiapo, Manila) :: 1942 :: 2008
  • Lyric Theatre :: 1930s :: 1930s :: Destroyed in 1945 :: 1999
  • Manila Polo Club (Makati City) :: Established in 1909 in Pasay :: Rebuilt in 1950 in Makati :: 1950 :: 2011
  • Ramon Roces Publications Building, now Guzman Institute of Electronics (Soler Street, Manila) :: 2011
  • Scala Theatre :: 2011
  • White Cross Sanitarium (Santolan Road, San Juan) :: Built in 1938 :: 2011

Arellano, Arcadio

Concio, Cesar

  • Baclaran Church (Paranaque)
  • Church of the Risen Lord (UP Diliman, Quezon City)
  • Insular Life Building (Makati)
  • Melchor Hall (UP Diliman, Quezon City)
  • Palma Hall (UP Diliman, Quezon City)
  • Philippine Children’s Medical Center (Quezon City)

Ilustre, Federico

  • Quezon Memorial Shrine (Quezon City) :: Built in 1978
  • former GSIS Headquarters Building (Manila) :: Built in 1957
  • Veterans Memorial Building (Manila) :: Built in 1957 :: Demolished 2007
  • Independence Grandstand (now Quirino Grandstand, Rizal Park, Manila) :: Built in 1949
  • Manila International Airport (Nichols Field) :: Built in 1961 :: Demolished; currently the site of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2)
  • Department of Agriculture Building (Quezon City)
  • National Housing Authority Building (Quezon City)
  • Planetarium (Rizal Park, Manila)

Nakpil, Angel S.

  • National Press Club Building in Manila
  • Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company's MGO Building (De La Rosa Street, Makati)
  • Lopez Museum Building (Lancaster Street, Pasay)
  • Picache Building (Quiapo, Manila)
  • Roche Building (Pasong Tamo, Makati)
  • Petrona Apartments (Taft Avenue, Manila)

Nakpil, Juan de Jesus

Roxas, Felix Arroyo

  • Casa Enriquez (Quiapo, Manila)'
  • Jesuit Church of San Ignacio (Intramuros, Manila)
  • Roxas Mansion (Calle General Solano, Manila)
  • Santo Domingo Church (Intramuros, Manila)

Santos-Viola, Carlos

  • Iglesia ni Cristo Templo Central (Quezon City, NCR) :: 1984

How to Contribute

  1. Please click the "Join Project" button on the upper right of the project page.
  2. After getting yourself added as a collaborator for the project, select the profile of the prominent Filipino you wish to add.
  3. Navigate to the profile. Under the "More Actions" link, choose "Add to Project" and select sub-project to which your ancestor should be included in.
  4. Include in the "About Me" section a brief biographical sketch, summarizing the person's significant contributions and accomplishments. (Required)
  5. Include a photograph, if one exists.
  6. Mark the profile as "public" and not "private". (Required)