Far Eastern University campus – Metrogate Estates, Silang, Cavite, Philippines
Far Eastern University – Cavite ( High School Building )
In January 2009, a ground-breaking ceremony marked the start of the construction of the Far Eastern University Silang campus which will rise on a six-hectare area at the Metrogate Subdivision. The school offer basic education and tertiary courses such as Hotel and Restaurant Management, Tourism, Business, Education, and health-related degrees. The alumni affair office conducted several tours in FEU -Cavite when the buildings are still yet to be finished. The author is quite fortunate to have signed-up in one of the tour organized by the alumni office.
Map of Far Eastern University – Silang- Cavite
Architecture : FEU-Silang campus boast of a world class sustainable green architecture designed by Architect Daniel A. Lichauco to maximized the use of the the wind and having high ceilings in order for the natural air flow to pass the building, This also to allow the structure to breath .
facade of FEU- Building with flowers
Ms. Mona and Soler Santos are the artists who designed the artwork which became the basis for the facade of the buildings in FEU Cavite.
The place is much cooler compared to Metro Manila and very windy . Hence putting additional electricity within the building is minimized .Sustainable architecture is framed by the larger discussion of sustainability and the pressing economic and political issues of our world.
In the broad context, sustainable architecture seeks to minimize the negative environmental impact of buildings by enhancing efficiency and moderation in the use of materials, energy, and development space.
The hotel laboratory set-up was sponsored by SM foundation . The hotel laboratory rooms are used by the HRM and Tourism students for their courses.
hotel laboratory with spacious living area
L-R Mr. Adolfo Caparas class 1980 ,Mr. Ramon Aganan , Ms.Edna Yao-Lim Mr. Martin Lopez and Mr. Allan Flores batch 1980 showed off their FEU- collectible memorabilia items.
fresh sliced mangoes and watermelon
lunch buffet set-up
After the short tour , the group was treated to a sumptuous lunch hosted by FEU -Cavite chapter President Mr. Allan Rodriguez and Mr. Martin Lopez- FEU Alumni Affairs Office
group picture taken in front of FEU- Cavite building facade
Note : I would like to ” Thank” FEU alumni affairs office thru Mr. Martin Lopez and Mr. Allan Rodriguez- Flores ( FEU Alumni- Cavite Chapter President ) for the tour arrangement inside the campus and for their gracious accommodation to the group. All pictures were taken by the author , to those who wish to use the pictures for any purpose, Please cite this link.