Alcazaren, Paulo G.

Paulo G. Alcazaren (Paulo Gonzalez Alcazaren) is an city clothier, panorama architect, author, and photographer. He used to be born in Argao, Cebu on 25 July 1955. He’s the son of Juan Alcazaren Jr and Rolinda Gonzalez. He’s the daddy of filmmaker Juan Manuel “Whammy” Alcazaren and Julian Ignacio Alcazar and the elder brother of filmmakers Juan and Miguel Alcazaren. He’s married to broadcast journalist Twink Macaraig. He attended Don Bosco Technical Institute in Mandaluyong Town from fundamental to highschool. He earned bachelor of science levels in structure and panorama structure from the College of the Philippines (UP) Diliman. He won his grasp’s stage in city design from the Nationwide College of Singapore garnering the Singapore Institute of Architect’s guide prize for highest graduate scholar in this system.

Alcazaren has taught and lectured broadly. He used to be a cultural heritage lecturer on the Division of Sociology of Ateneo de Manila College in 2002 and an assistant professor on the Faculty of Structure of UP Diliman from 2002 to 2005.



After operating for a number of architects in addition to panorama architects and Nationwide Artist Ildefonso P. Santos, he arrange the design company PDAA Companions in 1982. He expanded the observe to Singapore in 1989, the place he served as managing director thru many of the Nineties. During the last 30 years, the company has been curious about over 200 city design, making plans or panorama structure initiatives in 14 international locations. He’s these days head of PGAA Ingenious Design, Manila, which is affiliated with workplaces in Singapore and India.

Alcazaren is a previous president and fellow of the Philippine Affiliation of Panorama Architects. He’s additionally an honorary fellow of the Philippine Institute of Architects. He’s a founding member of the board of the Heritage Conservation Society, and a trustee of the Nayong Pilipino Basis and Escuela Taller Intramuros. A few of his initiatives within the Philippines come with designing the Esplanade in Iloilo Town; the Pasig Town Civic Middle; and renovations of Roxas Blvd, Baywalk, the Rizal Park Independence Plaza, and key sections of Intramuros in Manila. Others come with massive lodges, resort websites, and mixed-use tendencies in Luzon and the Visayas.

Alcazaren contributed essays on Philippine structure to Sanghaya (NCCA Yearbook), 2001, and the CD guide Arkitekturang Pilipino (Philippine Structure), 2003. He used to be a contributing creator to Malacañan Palace: The Legitimate Illustrated Historical past, 2005, and the most important creator of Lungsod Iskwater: The Evolution of Informality as a Dominant Trend in Philippine Towns, 2010. Different books he edited, wrote, or photographed for come with Parks for a Country: 50 Years of NPDC and the Rizal Park, 2013, and The Philippine Area: A Monument to an Enduring Religion, 2014. He additionally contributed to a variety of native and world architectural magazines beginning with Design and Structure mag in 1989 and used to be the editor in leader of BluPrint Mag from 2002 to 2012. His images of architecturally vital constructions had been revealed in native and world publications. He has additionally exhibited his pictures in 3 reveals at native galleries and museums. He has curated 3 extra reveals over the past 10 years at the topics of Manila’s and Quezon Town’s city histories, in addition to an interactive show off on Manila’s heritage plazas.

In 2000, he used to be awarded the Alab ng Haraya by means of the Nationwide Fee for Tradition and the Arts for his sequence of articles on Philippine tradition. The next yr, the Skilled Legislation Fee awarded him the Remarkable Skilled of the 12 months in panorama structure. He used to be additionally awarded a number of occasions in Singapore for his paintings as a panorama architect. In 2015, he won the Gawad CCP para sa Sining for structure from the Cultural Middle of the Philippines.