FuturArc Prize 2023: Philippines Merit Recipient Awarded
20 JUNE 2023 – FuturArc Prize (FAP) once again bestowed an award in the Philippines for the first time since 2019! Last Friday, 16 June 2023, the awarding was held as part of the gala event of BCI Asia Awards for the Philippines, taking place at the Sofitel Manila.
Held with the theme of Cross-Generational Architecture, FAP 2023 is an international Green design competition that explored the rapid change of societal compositions throughout Asia. The theme asked entrants, comprising architecture professionals and students alike, to envision sustainable design solutions for future generations amidst ongoing climate and planetary challenges.
Representing the Philippines, Noriel Estipular received a Merit award for the entry titled Revamp the Dump. The proposal is described as a hybrid ecological reincarnation of a landfill community located in Payatas, Quezon City. It will be featured along with the other winning and Merit proposals in the 3rd Quarter (September) issue of the FuturArc print magazine.
Estipular—who is Principal of Espasyo Architects and architectural department faculty member at several universities—will receive a cash prize of SGD500 and 1-year subscription to FuturArc digital magazine.
More FAP 2023 winners from Malaysia and Hong Kong are set to be awarded at BCIAA events in their respective countries till end of June.