Jose Ruel Bozzolo-Fabia

Jose Ruel Bozzolo-Fabia

New York, NY, US

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A passionate architectural designer from the Philippines with an interest in spatial exploration through material innovation. Both a leader and a worker in coming up with optimal solutions for design problems.


School of Architecture and Planning, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, US, Teaching Assistant

Taught along side with Professors and assisted them in various courses i.e. ARC 121: Introduction to Architecture, ARC 211: Diversity and Design, ARC101: First Year Design Studio

Aug 2018 - Dec 2019

Speed Screed Ltd, Retford, Nottinghamshire, UK, Estimator

Provide Screed Quotations and Consultations, Coordinate with Suppliers and Clients

Dec 2016 - May 2018

Office of the Campus Architect UP Diliman, Quezon City, PH, Architect

Conceptualize New Projects with Director, Produce drawings for Residence Halls Works, Manage College of Music Redevelopment, Coordinate with Bidders and Suppliers

Mar 2015 - Feb 2017

House MD Design and Build Firm, Quezon City, PH, Junior Architect

Produce drawings and documents, Supervise project sites during construction, Work on Interior Fit-outs Huawei Stores, Coldstone Creamery, Alfamart, etc.

May 2014 - Feb 2015

Danio A. Silvestre and Associates, Quezon City, PH, Design Intern

Work on Office Portfolio, Produce drawings for Palawan City Hall Project

Apr 2013 - Jun 2013

Citi Realty Services, Citibank NA, Makati, PH, Project Management Intern

Assist on Bidding and Procurement, Produce documents for renovation projects

Apr 2012 - Jun 2012


University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, US, MArch, Master of Architecture (2-yr)

Material Culture Research Group, Bonnie Ott Scholarship Awardee, Academic Excellence Awardee, Design Excellence Awardee

Aug 2018 - Dec 2019

University of the Philippines, Quezon City, PH, BArch, Bachelor of Science in Architecture (5-yr)

Cum Laude, Ex-Libris Foundation Scholarship Awardee, University Student Council

Jun 2009 - Apr 2014


Rethinking the Residential: WTA Architecture and Design Studio, 3rd Place

A national student ideas competition on housing in Metro Manila


Alterchitecture 2014, 1st Place

A national student ideas competition about Filipino School of 2040.


BuildForward: Climate Adaptive Structures, 2nd Place

A national student ideas competition on climate adaptive structures after Typhoon Haiyan. Funded by Department of Science and Technology, Habitat for Humanity Philippines and Ortigas Co.


Bibliotheca: UP Law Library Design Competition, 3rd Place

A national student ideas competition of the new University College of Law Library


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