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Celebrating Excellence: Ar. Rey Gabitan and Ar. Alfred Geoffrey Carandang Elevated to UAP College of Fellows

In a remarkable testament to their dedication and contributions to the field of architecture, Ar. Rey Gabitan, FUAP and Ar. Alfred Geoffrey Carandang, FUAP, faculty members of the Manuel L. Quezon University School of Architecture (SOA), have been honored with induction into the esteemed United Architects of the Philippines (UAP) College of Fellows.

The UAP College of Fellows is an elite circle that recognizes architects who have demonstrated exemplary leadership, professionalism, and significant contributions to the architectural profession and society as a whole.  It is a distinction earned through years of tireless dedication, innovation, and a steadfast commitment to the highest standards of architectural excellence.

Ar. Gabitan and Ar. Carandang’s elevation to the UAP College of Fellows is a reflection of their outstanding achievements and unwavering commitment to advancing the principles of architecture.  Their expertise, passion, and vision have not only enriched the profession but have also inspired countless aspiring architects and students under their tutelage at the MLQU SOA.

Ar. Gabitan, with his wealth of experience and expertise in architectural design and urban planning, has made invaluable contributions to the built environment, shaping communities and landscapes with his visionary approach.  His dedication to sustainable design principles and advocacy for environmentally responsible architecture serves as a guiding light for future generations of architects.

Similarly, Ar. Carandang’s indelible mark on the architectural landscape is characterized by his innovative design solutions and unwavering commitment to architectural education.  As an esteemed educator, his mentorship has nurtured the talents of aspiring architects, instilling in them a profound appreciation for the art and science of architecture.

The elevation of Ar. Gabitan and Ar. Carandang to the UAP College of Fellows not only honors their individual ahievements but also underscores the vital role of education in shaping the future of architecture.  Through their leadership, mentorship, and dedication to excellence, they have left a legacy that will continue to inspire generations of architects to come.

As we celebrate this momentous occasion, let us extend our heartfelt congratulations to Ar. Gabitan and Ar. Carandang for their well-deserved honor.  May their continued dedication and passion for architecture serve as a beacon of inspiration for architects everywhere, especially to the students in MLQU SOA, guiding them towards a future built on innovation, creativity, and excellence.

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