About Us

What We Do

C & P encourages the participative and creative process, collaborating and mentoring, exploring and innovating, challenging and exchanging ideas to assure client satisfaction on the delivery of services.

Professional Ethics

To provide expertise and knowledge through various services in Architecture, Urban Planning, Interior, Engineering and Project Monitoring. The C & P will work together with a team of technical specialists and experts to arrive at solutions to design and construction problems. They pay special attention to the on time, on budget and successful delivery of the design and technical drawings.

Corporate Culture

Our Creativity, Hard Work, Dedication, Quest For Excellence, Pioneering, Cost Consciousness, Good Results, Satisfied Clients, Industry Partners, Collaboration, Respect For The Environment, Love Of The Profession, are qualities that describes the people of C & P.

Who We Are

Quality service is what sets us apart, there are many Architectural firms and we don't advertise, we are not located in a business center, and our headquarters is hard to find. However, we service a number of Top Developers and continually do work for them. Our clients seem to like our hands on approach to design and personal attention to the project. We develop relationships during the course of the project which people talk about and promote the work we did.

We collaborate with other professionals continually and create partnerships to produce projects that inspire people and enhance the urban built environment.

Driving Principles

Good work becomes a Legacy, Lead by example, Be Sensitive to the needs of the Client, Be a Solution Finder.

Mentorship is important in imparting and elevating the practice of Architecture, Collaboration produces good results, Client satisfaction is the goal, Always find the balance between beauty and functionality, Safety is always a priority, Keep construction costs low.

Profile

  • Award-winning Study and Professional
  • Extensive practice in Interior Space
  • Recognized for attention to detail and Commitment to Excellence in all endeavors
  • Expertise in BPO Building Planning and Design
  • Comprehensive background on Master planned Communities
  • Extensive Participation in diverse Projects Worldwide
  • Numerous Affiliations with Professional Organizations
  • Professional practice on waterfront developments

The Firm

Carunungan & Partners Co. (C & P co.) is a cooperative of creative designers, consulting engineers and highly talented professionals. We have been associated with international Architectural Firms that have offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, Chicago & Toronto.
C & P co.’s main focus is in design - Architectural concepts, Interior Design, Environmental Planning, and Design Developments. Whether your needs are in Housing, Building, Business Product Outsourcing or Planned Unit Developments we can supply the services necessary to assure your success.
The task of arriving at a successful plan involves the formulation of effective strategies in project development. To achieve an effective design the development process are accomplished by a multidisciplinary team and benefits from the interactive interaction with you or your appointed representative.
In preparing the ground work for the design development process we will integrate market information prepared by others, natural and man-made opportunities and constraints, and create a vision of what will make a great design.

Company Background

Carunungan & Partners Co. (C & P co.) started in 1994 as a sole proprietorship and because of it’s success and quality of work grew to become a general partnership company in 1997 to provide services for architecture, environmental planning, interior design and consultancy. The partners are architect/env. planner Jose Ramon Carunungan and architect Catherine Balce-Carunungan both committed to excellence in the architecture profession.
C & P co. is a multidisciplinary consultancy firm that is composed of top caliber architects, environmental planners, interior designers, engineers and professionals of different fields of expertise that have contributed extensively to the industry and worked with high profile and prominent clientele. The thrust of the Company’s service is towards the delivery of the most effective design solution that is within the limiting resources of the Client and the time frame set for the project. It also aims to translate into reality what remains to be a mere imagination of piecemeal ideas for most investing clients who have enough resources.
With today’s trend in the realty and development business, the firm finds it very important to put logic in all its design approach and blend it with the most unique, colorful and transcendental forms marketable to the taste of modern people. The architects of Carunungan & Partners Co. and its consultants are all geared up to combine elements of design featuring; conviction, bold approach, economical and aesthetically pleasing.
The firm’s staff is comprised of licensed architects, interior designers, engineers, lighting designer, from prestigious schools, artists, renderers, model makers, Auto CADD operators, administrative and service personnel’s; with an external arm of design professionals in landscape architecture, acoustic, civil, sanitary, mechanical and electrical engineers.
Carunungan & Partners Co. (C & P co.) operates with the latest in technology hardware and software. They are proficient in the use of computer applications for the design, production, presentation and documentation of works. With the association of this technology with every aspect of its technical and managerial work, the allocation of time and resources to various tasks becomes very efficient.
Apart from the major projects it has undertaken in the Philippines and abroad the technical competence of C & P co. can be viewed from the diverse and extensive field experience of its full time resident experts and affiliate consultants. The latter are usually connected with specialized agencies and reputable universities, and meet the most stringent project requirements.

Principals

Ar. Jose Ramon P. Carunungan
Ar. Jose Ramon P. Carunungan, fuap, piep, ASEAN
Position:   Principal Architect / Environmental Planner
Specialization:   Planning, Architectural Design & Project Management
Years of Experience:   29 Years
Registration:

Licensed Architect - PRC # 7890, (April 1985) Top 20

Licensed Environmental Planner - PRC # 505
(June 2003) 9th Placer

ASEAN Architect Registration Number: AA/PH019 (July 2014)

Education and Degree:

Units for a Degree in MASTERS OF URBAN PLANNING (2002)

School of Urban and Regional Planning,

University of the Philippines

Units for a Degree in CIVIL ENGINEERING (1986)

United States International University,

San Diego, California

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ARCHITECTURE (1984)

College of Architecture

University of Santo Tomas, España, Manila

LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental design), Workshop

SM MOA Complex - 1 Ecom Building

July 23, 2014

Ar. Catherine B. Carunungan
Ar. Catherine Balce - Carunungan, fuap, ASEAN
Position:   Principal Architect
Specialization:   Design Architect
Years of Experience:   29 Years
Registration:

Licensed Architect - PRC # 7623 (October 1984)

ASEAN Architect Registration Number: AA/PH017 (July 2014)

Education and Degree:

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ARCHITECTURE (1984)

University of Sto. Tomas, España, Manila

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN INTERIOR DESIGN

Philippine School of Interior Design - 1985

Academy of Art College - 1989

San Francisco, California, USA

Steelcase Basic Product Seminar

Steelcase Canada Ltd.

July 26, 1990

An Introduction to hospital Planning and Design

United Architects of the Philippines

June 13-15, 20-22

Consultants

ENGR. Rico T. Mercado
ENGR. Rico T. Mercado
Position in Firm:   Mechanical Engineer
Specializations:   Mix-Use Developments, Malls and BPO with LEED Certification
Years of Experience:   21 Years
Registration:

Licensed Mechanical Engineer - PRC # 3913 (November 2001)


Education and Degree:

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Technological Institute of the Philippines, Quiapo, Manila


Organizations:

Philippine Society of Mechanical Engineers

American Society of Heating Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning

Engineers (ASHRAE Philippines)

Team Member 1
ENGR. Eduardo Dadivas, psse, pice
Position in Firm:   Project Engineer
Specializations:   Mass Housing, High End Residential, Medium Sized Buildings
Years of Experience:   29 Years
Registration:

Licensed Sanitary Engineer - PRC # 1061 (1985)

Licensed Civil Engineer – PRC # 42335 (1985)


Education and Degree:

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN SANITARY ENGINEERING (1984)

National University, Sampaloc, Manila

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN CIVIL ENGINEERING (1983)

National University, Sampaloc, Manila


Organizations:

Faculty, PUP College of Architecture and Engineering

Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers

Trade Senior Officer SANIWARES/AMERICAN STANDARD

ENGR. Noel G. Yumol
ENGR. Noel G. Yumol
Position in Firm:   Sanitary Engineer
Specializations:   High Rise Condominium, Mix-Use Developments and BPO with LEED Certification
Years of Experience:   19 Years
Registration:

Licensed Sanitary Engineer - PRC # 1895 (September 1995)

Licensed Civil Engineer – PRC # 65462 (November 1992)

Licensed Junior Geodetic Engineer – PRC # 3698 (November 1993)


Education and Degree:

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN SANITARY ENGINEERING (1993)

National University, Sampaloc, Manila

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN CIVIL ENGINEERING (1991)

National University, Sampaloc, Manila


Organizations:

Philippine Society of Sanitary Engineers

Water Environment Association - Philippines

Water Environment Federation

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO)

ENGR. Rodelio A. Tiburcio
ENGR. Rodelio A. Tiburcio
Position in Firm:   Structural Engineer
Specializations:   High Rise Buildings, BPO Offices, Hospital and Warehouse
Years of Experience:   31 Years
Registration:

Licensed Civil - Structural Engineer - PRC # 28396 (November 1982)


Education and Degree:

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN CIVIL ENGINEERING (1977-1982)

University of Santo Tomas, España, Manila


Organizations:

Association of Structural Engineers of the Philippines (ASEP)

Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers (PICE)

ENGR. Randal M. Salamida
ENGR. Randal M. Salamida
Position in Firm:   Electrical Engineer
Specializations:   BPO, Hospital, Condominium, and High Rise Buildings
Years of Experience:   18 Years
Registration:

Licensed Electrical Engineer

Registered Electrical Engineer - PRC#31444 (January 1996)

Professional Electrical Engineer - PRC #3417 (May 2011)


Education and Degree:

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING (1993)

Technological Institute of the Philippines, Quiapo, Manila


Organizations:

Institute of Integrated Electrical Engineers of the Philippines – Lifetime Member

Electrical Safety Enforcement and Awareness (ESEA) Campaign

Key Personnel

Team Member 1
Ar. Jay C. Garcia, uap
Position in Firm:   Studio Manager
Specializations:   Specifications and Bill of Materials
Years of Experience:   8 Years
Registration:

Licensed Architect - PRC # 25070


Education and Degree:

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ARCHITECTURE (2006)

Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Sta. Mesa, Manila


Organizations:

United Architects of the Philippines – Elliptical

Team Member 1
Ar. Ananias B. Villanera Jr., uap
Position in Firm:   Studio Manager/ Senior Design Architect
Specializations:   Residential and Commercial Developments
Years of Experience:   23 Years
Registration:

Licensed Architect - PRC # 13960


Education and Degree:

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ARCHITECTURE (1991)

Central Colleges of the Philippines, Aurora Blvd. Quezon City


Organizations:

United Architects of the Philippines – New Manila

Team Member 1
Ar. Erwin B. Albis, uap
Position in Firm:   Studio Manager / Senior Designer
Specializations:   BPO and High Rise Buildings
Years of Experience:   11 Years
Registration:

Licensed Architect - PRC # 19497


Education and Degree:

M.S. IN ARCHITECTURE

University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ARCHITECTURE (2003)

Central Colleges of the Philippines, Aurora Blvd. Quezon City


Organizations:

United Architects of the Philippines – New Manila

Team Member 1
Ronnie L. Solian
Position in Firm:   Studio Manager / Senior Designer
Specializations:   Mix-Use Developments, Medium and High Rise Buildings
Years of Experience:   21 Years

Education and Degree:

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ARCHITECTURE (1993)

Bulacan State University, Bulacan

Team Member 1
Jenifer A. Gabriel
Position in Firm:   Studio Manager / Senior Designer
Specializations:   Land Planning and Detail Drawings
Years of Experience:   20 Years

Education and Degree:

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ARCHITECTURE (1994)

Technological Institute of the Philippines, Quiapo, Manila

Affiliations

Awards and Certificates of Appreciation

Certificates of Completion

Projects

  • City Garden Villas

    Site Planning
  • SM Six E-Com Center

    Medium Rise Building
  • Carunungan & Partners Office

    Office Headquarters
  • Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital

    Hospital
  • Capital Commons Hotel & Casino

    Hospitality, Hotel & Resort
  • Jaro Estates Masterplan

    Master Planning
  • Pope John Paul II Hospital

    Hospital
  • Sunrise Chapel CSR

    Public Building
  • Marikina Doctors Hospital

    Hospital
  • Makati Dorm - CDC Building

    Medium Rise Building
  • Assumption Specialty Hospital

    Hospital
  • Valenzuela City Gov. Towncenter

    Public Building
  • San Lazaro Complex

    Hospitality, Hotel & Resort
  • Polillo – Master Development Plan

    Master Planning
  • Aquaria Resort Hotel

    Hospitality, Hotel & Resort
  • Wyndham Villas

    Site Planning
  • Filipiniana Tagaytay

    Hospitality, Hotel & Resort
  • Regatta Condo Building

    Medium Rise Building
  • Villa Antonina

    Master Planning
  • PJL Convention Center

    Hospitality, Hotel & Resort
  • SM Three E-Com Center

    Medium Rise Building
  • Tourism Framework Plan

    Master Planning
  • Acacia Grove Hotel

    Hospitality, Hotel & Resort
  • Cadiz City Commercial District Development

    Master Planning
  • Tan Residence

    Residential
  • Proposed Mixed Use Residential/Commercial

    High Rise Building
  • Mindoro Shangrila - Naujan

    Master Planning
  • Florida Building

    Medium Rise Building
  • Passi City Comprehensive Master Dev. Plan

    Master Planning
  • Canyon Ranch Subdivision

    Site Planning
  • West Wing at North Belton

    Site Planning
  • West Wing Residences at Eton City

    Site Planning
  • Mountain Ridge

    Site Planning
  • Woodgrove Clubhouse

    Site Planning
  • Lancaster Townhomes Subdivision

    Site Planning
  • Lee Residence

    Residential
  • Tiera Pura Residence

    Residential
  • Arcadia Residence

    Residential
  • Ventocilla Residence

    Residential
  • Xevera Calapan Commercial Center

    Site Planning
  • ADB Avenue Tower

    High Rise Buiding
  • Sonoma

    Medium Rise Building
  • Asia Pacific Tower

    High Rise Building
  • NAIA Garden Residences

    Medium Rise Building
  • Proposed 30-Storey Residential Bldg.

    High Rise Building
  • Bluecoast

    Medium Rise Building
  • Le Mirage De Malate

    High Rise Building
  • Azure Residential Resort

    Medium Rise Buiding
  • Commercial Residential Complex

    Medium Rise Building
  • Kassel Residences Parañaque

    Medium Rise Building
  • Miami Delano

    Medium Rise Building
  • SM Four E-Com Center

    Medium Rise Building
  • Scandia Suites

    Medium Rise Building

Services

Carunungan & Partners Co. provides consultancy services in the preparation of preliminary, conceptual, and detailed physical and comprehensive planning which includes but not limited to the following:
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Town / Subdivision / Housing Planning
  • Environmental Planning
  • Business / Commercial Parks Development
  • Industrial Parks Development
  • Comprehensive Master Development Planning
  • Comprehensive Land Use Planning
The Firm boasts it’s architectural and engineering design capability with projects ranging from single family dwelling units to master planned communities and single storey commercial/industrial structures to high rise buildings.
  • Hospital & Health Care Facility
  • Multi-storey (high rise) Buildings
  • Industrial Buildings
  • Religious Buildings
  • Educational Facilities
  • Residential Homes and Condominiums
  • Country Club / Sports Complex
  • Destination Resort Facilities
  • Restaurant / Hospitality Facility
  • Recreational Facilities
  • Shopping Malls