Ar. Ma. Elena Lamasan

Ar. Ma. Elena Lamasan

Manila, PH



Private Practicing Lady Architect

Academician,  Writer,  Mentor


Manila, Philippines

Architects       -       Contractors

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Arch. Ma. Elena Evangelista Lamasan is one of the Active Contributors to the Architecture Advocacy Forum (AAF). An Architecture Advocacy Facebook Page composed of more than 5,000 Architects and Architectural-related Support Services Entities (and still growing) on a 24/7 communications worldwide. 

She serves as One of the Virtual Trustees (VT) on Geographical Regional Area (GRA) 6 - National Capital Region specifically Metro Manila. With the establishment of the AAF Corporate Entity, she serves as Vice President Year 2013-2014 in the Board of Trustees (VT BOT) of the later to be known as the Architecture Advocacy Federation (AAFED). A legal entity purposely to amplify and make legally effective the AAF. 

On her Professional Circle, she serves as Chairwoman on the UAP Publications and the UAP Special Architect's Committee on Unification for the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 of the United Architects of the Philippines. 

In Private Professional Practice, she specializes in Architectural Interiors / Design-Build Services.

The Managing Partners/CEO of RCLA MARU ARCHITECTS CO. Architects and Contractors

She had been in the Academe since 1995 teaching at University of San Agustin, Iloilo; Far Easterm University and National University, Manila. Her passion in mentorship of the young aspirants to the profession, makes her significant in the AAF as an Advocacy for the Upliftment of the Architectural Profession.

Being married to an Architect Husband and with her three children... that makes so worthwhile and meaningful....the LIFE OF A LADY ARCHITECT.


RCLA MARU ARCHITECTS CO., Manila, PH, Architect Managing Partner

Feb 2015 - current

MARU BUILDERS, Makati, PH, Architect Proprietor

Feb 2008 - Feb 2015

RC LAMASAN AND ASSOCIATES, Makati, PH, Associate Architect

Jan 2002 - Feb 2015

National University, Manila, PH, Faculty Member

Jun 2012 - Oct 2014

University of San Agustin, Iloilo City, PH, Faculty Member

Jun 2001 - Oct 2001

Far Eastern University (FEU), Manila, PH, Faculty Member

Oct 1995 - Mar 2000

DPWH - RCDP - Regional Cities Development Projects, Iloilo City, PH, Architectural Draftswoman

Jun 1985 - May 1996

Z Design Inc ,, Makati, PH, Interior Designer

Oct 1988 - Oct 1994

Adrian Furniture and Interior Corporation, Quezon City, PH, Interior Designer

May 1987 - Aug 1988

Doroteo Bautista Architectural Office, Iloilo City, PH, Draftswoman Apprentice

Apr 1984 - Jul 1984


Mapua Institute of Technology, Manila, PH, Masters, Graduate Studies

Masters in Architecture, Major in Environmental Psychology

Jun 2013 - current

University of San Agustin, Iloilo City, PH, BArch, Tertiary

Bachelor of Science in Architecture

Jun 1980 - Mar 1985

Areas of Specialization