FUAP, PIEP, APEC Architect, Harvard GSD, Intl Associate AIA, APA, ULI, ICSC, CTBUH Country Representative and Fellow
"Jun" Palafox Jr. has practiced architecture and planning for more than four decades and has collaborated with some of the best designers, leaders and developers in the world. He leads the firm in setting the standard in design practices and adhering to the core values. Corollary to this are the many awards and recognition the firm has received under his leadership and guidance.
Jun has been a recipient of several local and international awards, most notably as Ambassador for Peace from the Interreligious and International Federation for World Peace given in New York, Outstang Professional Awardee for 2012 by Superbrands, Most Outstanding Architect given by the City of Manila, a Gusi Peace Prize 2011 Laureate for Architecture with Global Excellence and International Urban Planning, and consistently included in BizNews Asia's The Best of the Best. He was also the former president of the Management Association of the Philippines (MAP) and president-elect of the Philippine Institute of Environmental Planners (PIEP) for 2013 and 2014. He has lectured in Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Asian Institute of Management, and in countries in Asia, Europe, and North America.
Jun holds a degree in Architecture from the University of Santo Tomas, a Masters degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of the Philippines, and a diploma in Advanced Management Development Program in real estate from Harvard University's Graduate School of Design.