Felino "Jun" Palafox, Jr.

Palafox Associates, Principal Architect - Urban Planner | Makati, Philippines


Architect and Urban Planner Felino “Jun” Palafox Jr. has 48 years of experience in architecture and 46 years in planning. He was educated in Christ the King Seminary, University of Santo Tomas, and University of the Philippines. For continuing education, he studied Advanced Management Development Program for Real Estate and seven other special courses in Harvard University. In May 2017, the Polytechnic University of the Philippines conferred on him the degree Doctor of Fine Arts (Honoris Causa). In April 2018, Architect Palafox was conferred with Honorary titles as Doctor Fellow on Royal Institution of Singapore; Royal Institute of Architects, Singapore; Royal Institute of Development Consultants of Singapore, Royal Institute of Town and Regional Planners of Singapore.

Architect Palafox has lectured in more than 20 countries across the globe, including institutions like Massachusetts Institute…

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Regional Representative, Philippines (2009 – Present)

CTBUH Fellow (2013)

Regional Representative, Philippines, Regional Representative (2009 – Present)

Annual Conference, Presenter (Shanghai 2012; Middle East 2018)

Annual Conference, Session Chair (Shanghai 2014)


21 September 2012

This presentation exhibits the capacity of private sectors in initiating vertical urbanism and urban development in the Philippines. Private developers have led the successful development...


17 October 2016

Felino Palafox Jr., Palafox Associates

Metro Manila is the main economic driver of the Philippines contributing an average of 33% of the country’s Gross Domestic Product despite it being relatively...


26 October 2015

Felino Palafox Jr, Palafox Associates

Manila, one of the fastest growing cities in the world, grows by 60 persons per hour. Infrastructure, growth centers, and integration have never been more...