Felino "Jun" Palafox, Jr.

CTBUH Fellow

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

About

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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Felino

CTBUH Designated Expert

CTBUH Roles

CTBUH Fellow (2013)

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

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

Annual Conference, Session Chair (Shanghai 2014)

Videos

21 September 2012

Private Sector-Led Vertical Urbanism in the Philippines

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...

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Research

17 October 2016

Philippine Megalopoli: Manila, Cebu, and Davao

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...

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Research

26 October 2015

Manila Megalopolis 2021 and Beyond: A Vision Plan Towards Vertical Urbanism

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...

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20 October 2018

Record Numbers Convene at 2018 Leaders Meeting

CTBUH Leaders convened on Day 1 of the 2018 Middle East Conference for updates on the year's developments and to plan for 2019.

20 October 2018

Regional Representatives Meet at 2018 Middle East Conference

CTBUH Chapters, Regional Representatives, and Future Leaders Committees met during the Middle East Conference for a discussion on the Council's regional growth and global initiatives.

1 June 2018

CTBUH Leaders Meet at Annual Awards Event

The first 2018 Leaders Meeting brought together CTBUH leaders from around the world to provide mid-year updates on the Council's major initiatives.

29 October 2017

CTBUH Leaders Connect at 2017 Conference

The Annual Leaders Meeting was held the day before the start of the CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference, bringing together the Council’s leaders.

16 October 2016

2016 CTBUH Leaders Meeting Report

The Annual Leaders Meeting was held this year in conjunction with the 2016 Conference in China, bringing together the Council’s leaders from around the world.

15 September 2014

CTBUH Leaders Discuss Ways to Broaden Council Membership

The leadership of the Council convened in the Leaders Meeting to participate in discussions about how to widen the Council’s reach and effectiveness.

21 September 2012

Private Sector-Led Vertical Urbanism in the Philippines

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...

21 September 2012

Track 28: Other Developments in Asia Q & A

Track 28 speakers including: Felino Palafox Jr., Palafox Associates ; Joseph Colaco, CBM Engineers India; Girish Dravid, Sterling Engineering Consultancy Services Pvt. Ltd.; and Christopher...

11 October 2011

Tall Buildings In Metro Manila Are Safer Than Low Rise Structures

Palafox Associates encourages Vertical Urbanism, Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat that has strict implementation of the building code. Based on studies, 2% of tall buildings...

11 October 2011

Seoul Conference 2011 Track Session 17: Q&A

Question & Answers session for Track Session 17.

10 October 2011

Seoul Conference 2011 Track Session 12: Q&A

Question & Answers session for Track Session 12.

17 October 2016

Philippine Megalopoli: Manila, Cebu, and Davao

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

Manila Megalopolis 2021 and Beyond: A Vision Plan Towards Vertical Urbanism

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...

16 September 2014

San Juan City, Sustainable Smart City on the Rise: A Case Study

Felino Palafox, Palafox Associates

Reforming a city is a monumental task, one that requires a strong political will, an engaged populace, and a smart plan. When Palafox Associates was...

19 September 2012

Private Sector-Led Vertical Urbanism in the Philippines

Felino Palafox, Palafox Associates

The paper demonstrates the capacity of the private sector in initiating vertical urbanism and urban development in the Philippines. Private developers have led the successful...

11 September 2011

The Global Impact of 9/11

Leader Interviews by Jan Klerks, CTBUH

Just as many Americans still remember exactly where they were when they heard the news that US president John F. Kennedy had been shot, most...