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Arch. Manuel Tronqued Mañosa, Jr.

ARCH. MANUEL TRONQUED MAÑOSA, JR., has been practicing Architec¬ture and Environmental Planning for some 46 years now. In 1954, with his brothers, Francisco and Jose, a planner and an interior designer by profession, respectively, Manny established the Manosa Brothers, a firm which existed for 23 years. In 1976, however, manny, togher with other principals, formed the Planning Resources and Operations Systems, Inc. (PROS) in order to answer the diversity of resource requirements by the ever-increasing magnitude of major projects which are beyond the capabilities of individual specialists or groups with singular specializations. Among the many PROS projects include the Mactan International Airport Devel¬opment Project, Manila-Cavite Coastal Road and Reclamation Project, Clark and John Hay Conversion Plan, Boracay Master Development Plan, and Urban Development of Intramuros.

As an individual, Manny has executed many undertakings such as the San Agustin Church and Convent, Monsterio of Sto. Nino Convent and Chapel in Cebu, San Agustin School Complex and Parish Church in Binan and many others.

Manuel Manosa is a renowned and established architect, both here and abroad. He has been elected as President of the Philippine Institute of Architects in 1969-1971, President of the United Architects of the Philippines (UAP) in 1983-1984, President of the Philippine Institute of Environmental Planners in 1976-1977; Chancellor of the College of Fellows of the Philippine Institute of Architects and the UAP.

Manny earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture at the University of Santo Tomas College of Architecture and Fine Arts in 1949 with distinction, and has topped the board examination for architects in 1950. He has been a recipient of numerous awards among which are: Award of Merit, Silver Jubilee Awards, UST, 1955; Outstanding Thomasian for Excellence in Design, UST CAFA Award, 1976; Patnubay ng Kalinangan sa Larangan ng Arkitektura, Lungsod ng Maynila, 1978; Architect of the Year, PRC Award, 1981; Most Outstanding Thomasian Alumni, UST Alumni Association, 1983; Makatao Award, 1988, and Pearl Service Award, Girl Scouts of the Philippines, 1991.


  • UST Alumni Association, Inc.
    TOTAL Awards
    Grand Alumni Homecoming '97 Souvenir Program
    March 7, 1997, Ballroom, Mandarin Oriental Manila