Edward Co Tan + Architects – Architects in Manila Philippines

Edward Co Tan, the luminary behind Edward Co Tan + Architects, stands as a paragon of architectural excellence in Manila. With an illustrious career spanning nearly four decades since earning his degree from the University of Santo Tomas in 1984, Architect Edward Co Tan has curated a legacy of innovative design, functional simplicity, and cost-efficient architectural solutions.

Multifaceted Expertise

Not just a licensed architect, Edward Co Tan is also a certified Real Estate Broker and Real Estate Appraiser. His commitment to architectural excellence extends beyond national boundaries, evident in his membership with the United Architects of the Philippines (UAP) and his association with the Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA), reflecting a keen interest in the global architectural landscape.

Architectural Spectrum

Edward Co Tan’s portfolio boasts an eclectic mix of projects, spanning residential, commercial, institutional, and leisure buildings. His adeptness in value space planning and value engineering has propelled his firm to the forefront of the architectural realm, earning accolades and recognition as one of the top architecture firms in the country.

Structure as Architecture: Efficiency as the Cornerstone

A pivotal philosophy driving Edward Co Tan’s practice is “Structure as Architecture,” a concept rooted in maximizing efficiency. His foray into high-rise projects showcases an unwavering commitment to efficiency, where each design embodies functionality without compromising on aesthetic appeal.

Principles of Modernism and Spatial Expertise

Edward Co Tan’s architectural prowess is deeply rooted in principles of modernism, geometry, and spatial utilization. His designs prioritize optimal use of space, cost-effectiveness, and operational efficiencies, reflecting his profound understanding of how architecture influences human behavior. His strong conviction in accentuating the natural essence of materials elevates each structure into an architectural marvel.


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