Runddy Ramilo

Runddy Ramilo

Singapore, SG



Dr. Runddy Ramilo is an APEC and ASEAN Architect, LEED Accredited Professional and Academic with specialization in hospitality design and digital innovation for sustainable design. He obtained his Doctor of Philosophy in Architecture at Deakin University Australia and UTM through practice-based research centered on the application of digital technology and sustainable design. As an active practising architect, he is a member of Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), American Institute of Architects (AIA), Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA) and the Charter President of United Architects of the Philippines-Singapore (UAP).

He is a Design Director of International Design Associates (IDA), a boutique design practice specializing in hospitality design based in Singapore with offices in Philippines. His expertise in hospitality design was gained through 18 years of work experience in world best hospitality design firms in Singapore. He was with Aedas as Associate, Design Manager at Wilson Associates and Associate at Designphase Hospitality where he designed and managed lots of branded hotel and resorts projects in Asia Pacific and the Middle East such as Hilton, Shangri-la, Hyatt, Sheraton, Taj, Radisson and W Hotels.

Aside from design practice, he is active in research and academe. He is the Founder and Senior Lecturer at ArcStudio : Center for Advanced Architecture & Built Environment and research collaborator at CodeLab, Curtin University Australia and University of Technology Malaysia (UTM). His research expertise fall within three focused areas such as hospitality design, digital innovation to improve architectural practices and sustainable design for the tropics exploring advanced building skins that can be responsive to environment. His research works were publish in high impact factor referred international journals and conferences.



ArcStudio l Center for Advanced Architecture + Built Environment, Founder + Studio Director

Jan 2017 - current

International Design Associates (IDA), Design Director

Aug 2011 - current


UTM & Deakin University, PhD, Architecture+Digital Innovation

Practice-based research centered at the intersection of digital innovation (BIM, Parametric Design, Building Performance Modelling) and technology management for the application of computational design for improving and enhancing the design, quality of the built environment, construction procurement through research centered around design and practice management.

Jan 2009 - Nov 2015


Merit Award for PhD Thesis, Award


Full Scholarship for BSc (Arch), Scholarship


Areas of Specialization