Christian Vasquez has recently become President of the United Architects of the Philippines (UAP) Dubai chapter, having been with it since its inception in 2010. Currently working for National Engineering Bureau as project architect and business development executive, he received an overwhelming majority of the votes in a landslide victory.
The UAP was established in 1975 to unify all Filipino architects, and is a
but internationally too. It is the legitimate National Section representing the architects of the Philippines in the UIA (Union of International Architects), founding institute of ARCASIA (Architects Regional Council Asia), and is active in the APEC (Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation) registry of architects.
For over two decades, Filipino Registered and Licensed Architects (RLA) and their allied professionals in the UAE have been involved in nation building through various sectors of the construction industry, including design project and construction management, interior design, technical support, landscaping, and product representation, with the highest level of competency, reliability and dedication.
“I have been mandated to oversee the overall development and welfare of Filipino architects here in Dubai,”
Christian explains. “The presidency is for one year, and during this time I will aim to, amongst other things, be the moving force in