School of Architecture Newsroom
WRITE IS MIGHT!
A One-Day Event That Showed The Wonder Of Writing Fiction, Poetry, Essay And Songs “A word after a word after a word is power” is a line from “Daily Writer,” a book by Fred White. Indeed, when you write down one word after another, they can have more power than you can possibly imagine. They become short stories, novels, think pieces, plays, screenplays or other types of shareable content.
A Quezonian’s Artwork goes global
If you can make it in New York, you can make it anywhere, the famous song goes.
The MLQU community will be elated to learn that Bootz M. Plata, an MLQU School of Architecture graduate, has made it in New York City.
MLQU explores a collaboration with “Katapat” network: GMA Network, Inc.
One of the best virtues ingrained in the Filipino psyche is “neighborliness.” This is expressed in sharing what one has with one’s “kapitbahay” such as backyard garden harvest, farm tools, and even one’s cooking.
Quezonians, meet your newly elected campus leaders
The newly elected officers of the MLQU Central Student Government took their oath last March 9, 2023 witnessed by top officials of MLQU, including Atty. Paquito Ochoa, Jr., MLQU President Ms. Lucille Ortile, MLQU EVP, Ms. Sofia Caccam, Head of the Office of Student and Atty. Barry Aquino, CSG Adviser Affairs.
MLQU WINS 2ND PLACE IN DEBATE CHAMPIONSHIP
The debating team of MLQU’s Legal Management Society was judged as second best in the recently held “ Breakthrough: Legal Management Debate Cup” at St. Thomas Hall, Colegio de San Juan De Letran, Intramuros.
MLQU LIBRARY’S BOOK COLLECTION ENRICHED AFTER BOOK FAIR
More than 2,000 years ago, the famous Roman orator Cicero said: “A room without books is like a body without a soul.” Following Cicero’s metaphor, one can say that a school is lacking meaning and definition without books to fulfill its purpose: to enable the acquisition of knowledge and enrichment of the mind and spirit.
MLQU STUDENTS GAIN PRIVILEGE OF INTERNSHIP IN THE COUNTRY’S TOP REGULATORY COMMISSION
MLQU and Securities And Exchange Commission (SEC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on January 12, 2023, in which both institutions agreed to share a common vision and aim to strengthen the implementation of the internship programs for the students.
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
Tropical, Landscape Architecture, Housing, Urban Design and Planning Studio Laboratory
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.
Visual, Graphics Studio Laboratory
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.
Professional Practice Studio Laboratory
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.
Theory, History of Architecture Studio Laboratory
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.
Architectural Design Studio Laboratories
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.