University of Santo Tomas College of Architecture

The University of Santo Tomas College of Architecture is the architectural school of the University of Santo Tomas, the oldest and the largest Catholic university in Manila, Philippines.

University of Santo Tomas
College of Architecture
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Former names
  • 1930 – Department of Architecture (Faculty of Engineering)
  • 1938 – School of Architecture and Fine Arts
  • 1946 – College of Architecture and Fine Arts
  • 2000 – College of Architecture
Established1930
DeanArch. Rodolfo P. Ventura
RegentRev. Fr. Manuel F. Roux, OP, SThL-MA
Students2,159 (as of 2011)[1]
Location
Beato Angelico Building, Tamayo Drive, UST, Sampaloc, Manila
Patron saintThomas the Apostle
Colors  Maroon

Established in 1930, the college is one of the first architectural schools in the Philippines. It is also one of the only 2 to be proclaimed as a Center of Excellence in Architecture by the Commission on Higher Education and a consistent yop performing school in the Philippine Architecture Licensure Examination.

HistoryEdit

Established in 1930, it is one of the first architectural schools in the Philippines. It was renamed College of Architecture and Fine Arts in 1946 following the integration of Fine Arts degrees. The college was split in 2000, thus forming the College of Fine Arts and Design, separating the College of Architecture. The college was housed in the Roque Ruaño building which it shared with the Faculty of Engineering. It later moved in the new Beato Angelico building, together with the College of Fine Arts and Design.[2]

Degree programsEdit

  • Undergraduate program
    • Bachelor of Science in Architecture[3]
  • Graduate programs (offered at the UST Graduate School)
    • Master of Science in Architecture (majors in physical Planning, urban heritage preservation, and urban design)

Notable alumniEdit

The College has produced numerous men and women of the arts that gradually helped shaped Philippine Arts and Architecture.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bulauan, J.A.A. & Garcia, J.C.V. (January 26, 2011). "Too many students, so few classrooms". The Varsitarian. Retrieved June 6, 2011.
  2. ^ Alarcon, Norma (February 19, 2010). "UST Archi: Mighty at 80". The Philippine Star. Retrieved July 15, 2021.
  3. ^ "College of Architecture Degree Programs". University of Santo Tomas. Retrieved July 15, 2021.
  4. ^ Thomasian Sunscope The official alumni newsletter of the University of Santo Tomas March 2008 issue
  5. ^ a b Jacinto, Frannie (July 18, 2012). "Full of life at 90". The Philippine Star. Retrieved July 15, 2021.
  6. ^ "Urmila Eulie Chowdhury 1923–1995" (in Spanish). Un Día / Una Arquitecta. 8 June 2015. Retrieved 15 October 2015.
  7. ^ International Archive of Women in Architecture Newsletter. International Archive of Women in Architecture, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. 1989.
  8. ^ a b "Recio+Casas Architects | Companies". Emporis. Retrieved 2022-05-03.
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