Rafael G. Chan

Photography by Colorworld Baguio


RAFAEL G. CHAN

fuap, maehp, cbp

Principal Architect



Responsible for the overall operation of this design-geared (BIM-CAD & CAE) office. Undertakes liaison and project design conceptualization. Coordinate the preparation of drawings, and other construction documents. Projects range from small to large residences, multiple family dwellings, religious and commercial buildings.

Master of Arts in Environmental and Habitat Planning (MAEHP), 2008
Saint Louis University, Baguio City, Philippines
Graduated with honors—Magna Cum Laude

Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning (DURP), 1999
University of the Philippines-Baguio/Diliman, Philippines
Awarded Dean's Medallion - for academic excellence

Special studies in Turbo Pascal, BASIC and C, 1983
Data Center Philippines, Inc., Baguio, Philippines

Bachelor of Science in Architecture, 1973
Saint Louis University, Baguio City, Philippines

Building for Ecologically Responsive Design Excellence (BERDE)
Professional Training, City Garden Hotel, Makati City, June 24-27 2013
Philippine Green Building Council and TUV Rheinland Philippines, Inc.

Study Tour of Chicago, California, and Hawaii, June 2002 and February 2008
Chicago Architectural Foundation and various A&E firms in the U.S.

Conference on Globalization and SME Development, July 2001
Asian and Pacific Development Centre, Langkawi and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Assembly and Forum for the Architectural Code of the Philippines, June 2001
United Architects of the Philippines, District A-1, Baguio

Building Program Value Engineering Workshop, May 2001
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Quezon City

Green Architecture and Passively Cooled Buildings, April 2001
United Architects of the Philippines, Manila

Building Program and Quality Standards Workshop, January 2001
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Quezon City

Architectural Preservation and Redefining Filipino Architecture, October 2000
United Architects of the Philippines, Manila

BLIST Multi-Planning; Legal Issues in Environmental Planning, October 2000
Philippine Institute of Environmental Planners, Baguio

Management and Quality Standards Workshop, August 2000
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Quezon City

Architecture 2000 International Conference, June 2000
Royal Australian Institute of Architects (RAIA), Sydney, NSW, Australia

Sustainable and Humane Cities, April 2000
Philippine Institute of Environmental Planners, Manila

Many other planning and architectural seminars, conferences and training programs from professional organizations or companies over a period of thirty-five years.

1982 to present
R.G.Chan & Associates
Principal Architect
Responsible for the overall operation of this design-geared (BIM-CAD & CAE) office. Undertakes liaison and project design conceptualization. Coordinate the preparation of drawings, and other construction documents. Projects range from small to large residences, multiple family dwellings, religious and commercial buildings.

1981 to 1982
Chan-Puzon & Associates
Principal Partner
In charge of production work for a variety of projects for numerous jobs in Baguio and Metro Manila. Projects undertaken ranged from residences to subdivisions.

1979 to 1981
Ministry of Public Works Benguet Engineering District
Architect II
Took charge of the design of various local government projects; concurrently performed checking of building plans as inspector in charge of the implementation of architectural provisions of the National Building Code (NBC) for the office of the Building Official of Baguio City.

1977 to 1978
Rafael G. Chan, Architect
Principal
Architectural office specializing in residential work. Job description ran the full range of architectural responsibilities.

1976 to 1978
Baguio Colleges Foundation
Harrison Road, Baguio City
Instructor
Adjunct instructor, handling various architectural subjects such as: architectural design, building laws and regulations, building construction, and theory of design.

1975 to 1976
Federal Builders, Inc.
Ongpin Street, Metro Manila
Supervising Project Architect
Supervisory capacity in the construction of a high-rise condominium in Baguio City. Responsible for coordinating and scheduling of site activities; assisted in contractor's local representation.

1973 to 1974
Baguio Architectural Center
Antipolo Building
Designer/Estimator
Worked on various residential and commercial projects: undertook construction supervision; prepared drawings and cost estimates.

Rotary Club of Baguio (RCB)
First Rotary club north of Manila, Mother Club of Baguio
Diamond Jubilee Celebration Chairman (RY 2012-2013)
Past Club President (RY 2007-2008)

Philippine Green Building Council (PGBC)
Member since 2012

Society of Outstanding Citizens of Baguio (SOCOB)
Member since 2006

Consulting Architects and Planners of the Philippines (CCAPP)
RGC&A has been a member since 2000

United Architects of the Philippines (UAP)
Active Member since 1972
Past Baguio Chapter President (three terms)
Past Regional Director for Area A-I
Past Commissioner for Professional Practice

Philippine Association of Real Estate Boards (PAREB)
Past Baguio Board President

Professional Regulation Commission (PRC), 1975
Registered Architect No. 4526

Professional Regulation Commission (PRC), 2011
Registered Real Estate Broker No. 7724

Certified BERDE Professional (CBP), 2013
Registration No. PH-CBP-00303

OUTSTANDING CITIZEN OF BAGUIO - Professional Category
Awarded by the City of Baguio- on 01 September 2004

R.C. SILVESTRE MEMORIAL AWARD
The highest award that UAP-Baguio gives to its members
Awarded by the United Architects of the Philippines, Baguio Chapter- on 08 December 1996

FELLOW for OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN THE FIELD OF DESIGN
Awarded the title - Fellow of the United Architects of the Philippines (FUAP), National- on 02 April 1993

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