Understanding the Building Profession: Civil Engr & Architects


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Understanding the Building Profession: Civil Engr & Architects

Architect vs Engineering - Who is better

Architect vs Engineering – Who is better

There is a lot of confusion about Civil Engineers and Architects. Although architects and engineers perform many parallel functions that contribute to the design and implementation of buildings and structures, there are also key distinctions between the two disciplines. Understanding the traits that complement each role can help each professional execute building projects.

Architect vs Engineering - on Cost Estimates and Quotations

Architect vs Engineering – on Cost Estimates and Quotations

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How an Architect can protect you from loss on a Building Construction


Archian Design Architect Studio Iloilo City

Why an Architect’s role is crucial to any Building Construction

Until today, very many people are confused about engineers and architects. They understand in general about engineers but, for most part, the profession of Architects sounds like sorcery or magic. When people build their apartment, they want their property to have the best investment value. (Other than emotional significance) This is measured by its ability to generate income and have maximum resale potential. At the other end of the builder’s concern is what is the best way to cut on construction cost?

Architect- Magician or Sorcerer

Architect- Magician or Sorcerer?

Architects: Sorcery or Magic?

In a world of increasing complexity, architects in the past are tasked around aesthetics – beautifying the simple structures, adding color and light to interiors and adding details such as railings and moldings. But as buildings become more complex, the role of architects become more and more important. They are visionaries that don’t just build what is possible (engineers) but they visualize what could be.

1. Save money and lives.
Through training, architects are trained to anticipate possible conflict on the plan. A house with a simple use need less analysis between bedrooms and living room. As more functions are intertwined at an apartment or high school building, it is valuable to see logically and analytically which function should be beside each other. Imagine the wrong position of a Clinic very far from the sports area – it could for years save lives. Read more of this post

Engineer Rafael Pol


Archian Design Architect Studio Bacolod City

Engineer Rafael Pol

E-mail:  rafael_pol2004@yahoo.com

Bacolod-Iloilo Mech Engineer Rafael Pol

Bacolod-Iloilo Mech Engineer Rafael Pol

Engineer Biography

Engineer Rafael Pol graduated from the West Negros College in Bacolod City in the Philippines on 1981. He has extensive experience with pumps and engines. He has machine troubleshooting and construction. He has 10 years experience in Construction and 25 years in Engineering in total.

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Engineer Pandel Arguelles


Archian Design Architect Studio Bacolod City

Engineer Pandel Arguelles

E-mail:  aparguelles_construction@yahoo.com

Engineer Biography

Engineer Alfonso Ponce de Leon ‘Pandel’ Arguelles graduated from the  University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos in the Philippines on 1981. He has extensive experience with horizontal and vertical construction totalling to 31 years of active Construction and Structural Design experience.

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Archian Designs Architect Studios


Archian Design Architect Studio Bacolod City

At Archian Designs Architect Studio we take pride in our professional image and host a staff that is dedicated to making our designs a reality. We are engaged in all parts of the creation process, from engineering the technical design of buildings to construction management. Archian Designs Architect Studio coordinates the planning and execution, with expert attention to all activities.

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Architect Ian Jay Bantilan, UAP


Archian Design Architect Studio Bacolod City

Bacolod Architect Ian Jay Bantilan with Arch Levi & Gazil

Bacolod Architect Ian Jay Bantilan with Arch Levi & Gazil

Architect Ian Jay Bantilan

E-mail:  ibantilan@yahoo.com

Architect Biography

Architect Ian Jay Bantilan was born in Bacolod City in 1979 to Accountant and Lawyer, Jerry Bantilan and Banker Lourdes Bantilan.

He took up Architecture in the Philippines’ premiere Architecture School, the University of Santo Tomas and graduated Bachelor of Science in Architecture in 2001. He worked his apprentice in Architecture and Construction offices in Manila. Read more of this post