The Philippine Star
BCI Asia names top Phl architects, developers
Construction media group BCI Asia recently named the top 10 winners among the most active architecture firms and property developers in the Philippines during the 14th annual BCI Asia Top 10 Awards held at The Shangri-La at the Fort.
BCI Asia Awards remains as one of the most coveted awards in the regional building industry while serving as a platform for domestic and international networking among elite architecture firms, property developers, manufacturers and service providers.
The 2018 winners are architecture and property developer firms with the greatest aggregate value of projects under construction during the last full calendar year weighted by the extent of their sustainability efforts. For architecture firms, pre-tender projects were included to recognize early incorporation of green design efforts.
The portfolios of these elite architecture firms contain $11.06 billion worth of properties while the portfolios of the top developers are worth a combined $2.87 billion.
The top 10 architects for 2018 are: Aidea Inc., Arch Haus Asia Consultants Inc., ASYA, Casas + Architects Inc., Edward Co Tan + Architects, Jonathan O. Gan + Associates, Jose Siao Ling & Associates Co., LPPA Design Group, Visionary Architecture Inc. and WTA Architecture + Design Studio.
Meanwhile, the top 10 developers are: Anchor Land Holdings Inc., Ayala Land Inc., Cathay Land Inc., Cebu Landmasters Inc., DMCI Homes, Filinvest Land Inc., Megaworld Corp., Robinsons Land Corp., SM Prime Holdings Inc. and Vista Land & Lifescapes Inc.
The annual event is held in seven Asian regions, including Hong Kong SAR, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Beyond recognizing developers and architecture firms building and designing these great volume of buildings in the seven regional markets, BCI Asia Awards aims to encourage the creation of socially-responsible architecture.