20 August 2015

1/0 Design Collective Wins BALE

The design team 1|0 Design Collective of architects Jan Carlo San Luis and Angelo Ray Serrano (third and fourth from left, respectively) receive a check replica of US$40,000 as grand prize winner of the Clark Green City’s BALE (Building Accessible and Liveable Ecologies) international housing design competition after the final judging held on August 20 at the Mind Museum in Bonifacio Global City. Joining the winning architects are the judges of the global competition, namely, (from left) lawyer Arnel Paciano Casanova, president and CEO of the Bases Conversion and Development Authority, lawyer Darlene Marie Berberabe, president and CEO of Pag-IBIG Fund (Home Mortgage and Development Fund), BCDA director Zorayda Alonzo, BCDA consultant Andrea Dorotan, urban planner Katja Schnetchner of the Asian Development Bank, AECOM director Thomas SK Tang, and architect Miguel Guerrero of the Green Architecture Advocacy of the Philippines.


20 July 2015

The Top Five Teams that will move on to the Final Stage of the B.A.L.E. Competition (in no particular order):

 1 0 Collective1/0 Design Collective (Philippines)

Jan Carlo San Luis

Angelo Ray Serrano




3rd Cube Design Architects

 3RDCUBE + RS (Philippines)

Jason Centeno

Cesar Augusto Concio III

Virna Liza Padua

Raymond Sih

Mar Lorence Ticao

Handel Architects Handel Architects (Hong Kong)

Alfred Chan

Thitinart Kaochim

David Kilpatrick

Edward Tachibana

May Tsang

LA Gan Associates L.A. Gan Associates (Philippines)

June Bawisan

Dino Estrada

Louwie Gan

Jesus Hallarsis

Ron Pingol

Planning for Harmony IntegrationPlanning for Harmony and Integration (Philippines)

Ma. Criscia Alonte

Juan Miguel Buna

Berlin Gaile Gascon

Olivia Lauron

Rosalyn Veneracion

13 July 2015

The Top 5 Finalists will be formally announced on 20 July 2015.

4 July 2015


Our B.A.L.E. Competition Secretariat is now preparing the Submissions for the Jury Evaluation on July 6 to 10, 2015. Best of luck to the Participants!

1 July 2015

The list of Jury Members for the First Stage of the Competition is now out.

23 June 2015

Registered Participants, please check the folder of the Competition Kit tomorrow for the Additional File: Financial Analysis for the 5 Hectare Site.

11 June 2015

Registered Participants, please check the folder of the Competition Kit tomorrow for the Additional Files: 1.) Phase 1 Population Projection, 2.) Clark Green City Concept Plan; and 3.) Detailed Financial Analysis.

05 June 2015

Registration closed at 12 Noon (GMT +8:00). We have 143 Registered Teams: 95 local and 43 international. Orientation and Clarification commenced at 2 PM and ended at 4 PM. It was attended by 80 registered participants.


02 June 2015

Details of the Phase 1 Development (288 hectares) adjacent to the BALE Sites can be found at the BCDA website.

29 May 2015

To all Registered Participants, check the Competition Kit for the Updated BALE Sites with Topography and Road Cut-outs.

The Detailed Judging Criteria is now out.

18 May 2015

To all those who Registered, the Competition Kit will be sent out today.

12 May 2015

B.A.L.E. is now open to ALL Registered Architects of UIA (International Union of Architects) member countries. Form a team of five and Register  now to get access to the Competition Kit.

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