The National Commission for Culture and the Arts, the overall policy-making body, coordinating, and grants giving agency for the preservation, development, and promotion of Philippine arts and culture, through the National Committee on Architecture and the Allied Arts, recently announced the winners of the Haligi ng Dangal Awards 2020 through its Facebook account.
The Haligi ng Dangal is a biennial award conferred by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts through the National Committee on Architecture and the Allied Arts upon completed/executed works in Architecture and its Allied Professions namely, Landscape Architecture, Interior Design, and Environmental Planning. It aims to acknowledge exemplary works and to encourage the sustenance of the Filipino spirit, the development and improvement of the Filipino built Environment, and enhancement of the awareness of the role of design and designers, particularly that of architecture and its allied profession in the social, economic and environmental development of the Philippines.
The Haligi ng Dangal honors works of Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Interior Design, and Urban and Environmental Planning, with the winners of the four major categories receiving a medal, plaque, and a cash prize. Only licensed Filipino professionals were eligible to be nominated.
A special, separate citation for the People’s Choice allowed for public participation in the nomination and decision process by way of online voting, with nominees garnering the highest number of votes being recognized as popular everyday built spaces that resonate with the Filipino.
HONOREES OF THE HALIGI NG DANGAL AWARDS 2020
GRAND SIERRA PINES
Ar. Francis Santaromana (CASA Arkitektura)
Landscape Architecture Honoree
ORTIGAS ELEVATED WALKWAYS AND PLAZA
L.Ar. Paulo Alcazaren (PGAA Creative Design)
People's Choice Awardee
FEU SILANG CAMPUS BASIC EDUCATION BUILDING
Ar. Daniel Lichauco (Archion Architects)
Registration starts at March 12, 2018, Monday, 1:00 p.m.