Final Screening Sets the Top 15!
Last March 5, 2015 at Luxent Hotel in Quezon City, the Final Judging for ArchiNEXT: HCG Young Designers’ Competition was staged.
Still through ‘blind’ (meaning judges won’t be able to see the name and school of the entry) judging, the Magic 42 entries were spread across the room and judges took their time in digesting and scrutinizing the ideas of the students.
If during the preliminary screening, four (4) esteemed judges were invited, in the final screening, three (3) more judges joined the roster for a total of seven (7).
Aside from Arch. Luis Ferrer- uap, piep, Arch. Fidel Jose Siapno, fuap, Arch. Michael Tomeldan, uap, piep and Arch. Rey Gabitan, uap, piep the following respectable judges were also invited:
- Arch. Ted Villamor Inocencio, fuap- Dean of the College of Architecture of Polytechnic University of the Philippines and Chair of the College Council of Deans and Heads of Architectural Schools in the Philippines(CODHASP)
- Arch. Ma. Benita O. Regala, fuap- National Housing Authority Department Manager for Housing Technology Development Office and United Architects of the Philippines National President
- Sam Chen- an industrial designer by profession; Current President of Hocheng Philippines Corporation
At the end of a rigorous day, the top 15 are the following:
|Laredo Angelo D. Paras, Jr.||Tarlac State University|
|Joanne Pauline A. Villanueva||Polytechnic University of the Philippines|
|Gino Vincent M. Diongzon||University of the Assumption|
|Christian Salvador Martinez||University of the Assumption|
|Jann Paolo Emmanuel D., Dela Cruz||Tarlac State University|
|Clarisse Estela S. Peralta||Tarlac State University|
|Riziel Dahren A. Soliveres||Tarlac State University|
|Klina S. Reyes||University of San Carlos|
|Marchie Teodoro Borja||National University|
|Nerique Louis P. Taruc||Don Honorio Ventura Technological State University|
|Regie A. Rico||Tarlac State University|
|Marco F. Andriade||Tarlac State University|
|Cris Cyrill P. Reyes||Tarlac State University|
|Deo V. Balanay||Tarlac State University|
|Michelle R. Vergara||University of Northern Philippines|