MARY NEIL VELASCO BOCALID
Mary, a Cum Laude graduate of the University of the Philippines Diliman - College of Architecture, is the Founder and Managing Partner of the firm. She is both a licensed Architect and Master Plumber. Having gained her experience in the acclaimed Leandro V. Locsin + Partners for almost 5 years, she has gained significant experience by handling high-profile projects and by working with great architects, designers and consultants. She was involved in some of LVLP’s significant resort projects like Asya Premier Suite Boracay and Pangulasian Island Resort – El Nido. She was mentored under Ar. Edgardo Ledesma, Managing Partner of LVLP.
Her keen eye for aesthetics, design and planning earned her recommendations not only from past clients but from her colleagues as well.
Some of her notable resort projects under her office are Coast Boracay – currently No. 1 in Tripadvisor, Casa Kalaw and Apulit Island by El Nido Resorts (Ayala Management) and Samal Discovery Shores.
She also worked with some of the top Hotel Consultants in our country namely Raintree Hotel Management and Discovery Shores.
Managing Partner, Architectural Department Head
VBo ARCHITECTS + ENGINEERS
VBo is a Philippine-based group of architects, designers, engineers and thinkers involved in planning, architectural and engineering design, project management and building information modelling. It started as a collaboration of several young professionals in the year 2008.
VBo believes that design innovation is formed by the collaborative ideas of different professionals and the client. Sensitivity is our strength and this is our driving force in the development of our concepts and solutions. We are perceptive of our client's needs, the current milieu and the environment. VBo listens, thinks, speaks and designs.
Junim earned his degree in Civil Engineering in The University of the Philippines Los Banos - College of Engineering and Agro-Industrial Technology. Right after graduation, he then took and passed the PRC Board Examination for Civil Engineering.
His solid experience in the field of structural engineering in established design firms in the Philippines like TCGI Engineers Inc., and Sy^2 + Associates Inc. has equipped him with the skills to tackle projects of all sizes, shapes and forms and kept him up-to-date with the latest structural analytical approaches.
His passion and work ethics has earned him repeat clients and recommendations, thus encouraging him to continually perform on the highest standards and maintaining his competence and integrity through self enhancement.
Partner, Structural Department Head