Cagayan de Oro Developer Joins The World Architecture Festival As Speaker/Judge

CdO Developer joins the World Architecture Festival as speaker/judge

Architect of sustainable and eco-friendly buildings in the Philippines

Arch. Romolo V. Nati, chief executive officer and executive chairman of Italpinas Euroasian Design and Eco-Development Corporation (ITPI Corp), has been named as one of the speakers and judges at the World Architecture Festival (WAF), set on October 1-3, at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.

The world’s largest festival and live awards competition dedicated to the field of architecture and design, WAF attracts over 10,000 attendees yearly from 66 countries. Its main highlight is a competition between architecture and design firms all over the globe,  battling it out in categories such as Houses, Schools, Energy Efficiency, Transport, Commercial Mixed-Use, and more. There will also be talks from experts in the architecture, design, and property development fields, as well as networking sessions for the delegates.

Arch. Nati will be speaking on “A Client Briefing: Resilient Developments for Vulnerable Environments” during the second day’s morning session, along with principal architect Chris Wong of C-Arch Architecture and Design Malaysia. The pair will present a challenge to competitors and delegates in creating sustainable developments in countries such as the Philippines.

Nati and Wong will also discuss the need for resilient green housing in the Philippines and how to apply sustainable design practices in less developed countries. They will also talk about how architects and developers could work together in bringing about environmental, physical, and economic developments through sustainable real estate projects.

ITPI Corp. is an Italian-Filipino property developer that specializes in sustainable real estate projects nationwide. Their flagship project, Primavera Residences in Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental, is a mixed-use condominium development that uses passive green features to help lower energy consumption. It was recently named the Best Mixed-Use Development in the Philippines at the 2014 Asia Pacific Property Awards in Kuala Lumpur. The company has also won the Most Outstanding in Alternative Energy Award in the 2014 Mindanao Business Leaders Awards.

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