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In the spirit of the truism that two are better than one, MLQU and PUP signed a Memorandum of Agreement on October 6, 2022, in which both institutions agreed to share and collaborate in such areas as human and physical resources, program development, production of learning materials, and delivery of courses in different programs of study.
The 75th founding anniversary of Manuel L. Quezon University (MLQU) was officially launched on 29 September 2022, with a mass at 3 PM held at the MLQU Club Lounge, Upper Ground Floor of Victoria Sports Tower.
Criminal Justice Students Get A Look At The New Realities In Safety and Security Management in Recent PASSMI Forum
The Philippine Alliance for Safety and Security, Inc. (PASSMI) held its 3rd Safety and Security Forum last September 15, 2022 at the Hotel Rembrandt, Tomas Morato Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City with the theme “The New Era of Safety and Security Management.”
Atty. Paquito N. Ochoa Jr., the president of MLQU, led the induction of the new set of board of directors and officers of the MLQU High School Alumni Association Inc. (HSAAI) in an oath-taking ceremony held on September 14, 2022 at MLQU Melbourne Conference Room.
Continuing with the series of MLQU Orientation Talks, in the session for Architecture Freshmen entitled ArchiTalks, the new students got to meet the school’s teaching and non-teaching personnel led by Architect John Joseph T. Fernandez. During his talk, Ar. Fernandez highlighted that: “Architecture is the hardest undergraduate program, but the most enjoyable program.”
The School of Criminal Justice held its orientation session for new and current students last August 8, 2022 entitled Kumustahan 2022.
SMART (School of Management, Accountancy and Real Estate) held its own orientation session last August 15 which was attended by 72 students from all year levels across the different program offerings of the department.
The Manuel L. Quezon University – School of Architecture aspires to be in the forefront of the country’s architecture schools, which produce professionals honed by education relevant to the times, steeped in ethical conduct, and oriented to service to fellowmen within the realm of their area or expertise as their contribution to society.
The Manuel L. Quezon University – School of Architecture obliges itself to produce architects who are competent, ethical, cognizant of the rights of others as well as their own, and constantly aware of their role in protecting their environment as professionals and as worthy citizens.
To develop the following outcomes:
- Perform standard competencies in accordance with the scope of global and local practice of architecture;
- Show traits of professionalism, sense of responsibility, equality, and patriotism;
- Receptiveness to new ideas and knowledge through scientific research;
- Direct and focus the thrust of architecture education to the needs and demands of society and its integration into the social, economic, cultural and environmental aspects of nation-building; and
- Instill understanding of the basic philosophy and fundamental principles of the multi-dimensional aspects of architecture, and the direct relationship between man and his environment.
The Bachelor of Science in Architecture program is expressed in the following minimum set of learning outcomes:
- To keep abreast with developments in the field of architecture practice;
- The ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing using both English and Filipino;
- The ability to work effectively and independently in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams;
- Recognition of professional, social, and ethical responsibility;
- Creation of architectural solutions by applying knowledge in history, theory, planning, building technology and utilities, structural concepts, and professional practice;
- Use of concepts and principles from specialized fields and allied disciplines into various architectural problems;
- Preparation of contract documents, technical reports, and other legal documents used in architectural practice adhering to applicable laws, standards and regulations;
- Interpretation and application of relevant laws, codes, charters and standards for architecture and the built environment;
- Application of research methods to address architectural problems;
- Use of various Information and Communication Technology (ICT) media for architectural solutions, presentation, and techniques in design and construction;
- Acquisition of entrepreneurial and business acumen relevant to architecture practice; and
- Involvement in the management of the construction works and building administration.
News and Update
School of Architecture E- Magazine
The School of Architecture will soon launch its e-Magazine! This e-magazine will feature all of the best plates, esquisses, and projects from the various studio laboratories.
School of Architecture Research Colloquium
The School of Architecture will be conducting its 1st Research Colloquium by the Second Semester, AY 2021-2022. The event will feature all of the Best Architectural Thesis for Graduating Students and Thesis Proposals for Research Methods in Architecture courses.
What may interest you
The studio laboratory is composed of courses dealing with spatial development on a wider scale emphasizing socio-cultural, environmental, economic, and physical inter-relationship among various key components of the built environment.
The studio laboratory is composed of fundamental visual courses Including graphics courses in developing the skills of the Students towards advanced courses in the professional Courses.
The studio laboratory is composed of Professional Practice 1 to 3 and Business Management 1 to 2 courses. These courses focus on the organizational requirements, legal practice of the profession, business, operational, and logistical fundamentals of establishing the architectural practice.
The studio laboratory is composed of Theory of Architecture 1 to 2 and History of Architecture 1 to 4 which emphasizes foundational discourse on concepts, theories, and spatial organization and historical development of architectural character, period and styles.
The studio laboratory is composed of all architectural design courses from Design 1 to Design 9. Students are expected to develop skills and competencies in various architectural building typologies through the development of design concepts leading to a desired architectural design solution.