Art forms central to the ideology of our practice, especially in conceiving intimacy between the man, the structure, and the environment. We understand how art effectually influence people’s emotion, and how to utilize it to seamlessly coalesce with Architecture.
This unique approach to designing molds the culture of our practice, mixed in with our competitive spirit, commitment to quality, and passion to continuous learning.
Collaboration is our way of life. We promote awareness and critiques through design sessions among our people. We maintain close partnership with individuals outside our expertise.
MARVIN ANGELO R. OLORIS ＼ Creative Director
MARO studied Civil Engineering at the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB). He is also a professional artist, having exhibited in various group exhibits and have already mounted a one-man art exhibition. He is the Philippine representative to the Spot Art Singapore 2013, an exhibition of Asian artists below 30 years old. He founded MakiSining, a professional art group based in Los Baños, Laguna, and co-started the WiSiK Art Fair. Aside from art, he intensively studies topics about meteorology--specifically in cyclogenesis and mesoscale convective systems. His conscious amalgamation of these various facets brings a unique design thinking to his projects.
AGAPITO D. ORTEGA ＼ Technical Director
Aga is an architecture graduate of Mapuá Institute of Technology (Mapuá) and a member of the United Architects of the Philippines (UAP). His extensive experience in the practice of architecture, having worked in various architectural and design firms such as O’yek Designs, Jericho Adriano Architects and Associates, among others, makes him formidable in space planning and analysis of human-building interaction. He is interested in the interrelationship of space and function, without compromising aesthetic designs. He provides all the technicalities and analysis of form and function of projects of MARO ＼ ORTEGA Design.
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