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September 13, 2018
The Straits Times
People must be at the centre of smart city planning, say experts
Ms Maria Rebecca Pelaez, president of Manila-based architectural design firm Plaza + Partners Inc, highlighted the importance of reviewing the past to come up with effective solutions for the future that addressed the human dimension.
August 15, 2018
Lifestyle Asia’s New Coffee Table Book “Millennials. Travel. Entertaining.” is Now Available on Bookstands
Each year, Lifestyle Asia releases a coffee table book to capture what “living at its finest” truly means. The first series, entitled Home & Away, visited the dwellings of Manila’s discriminating bunch both in the Philippines and abroad.
March 7, 2018
2nd Annual Smart Cities Conference
Asia's Young Designer Award Gold Medalist Rebecca Plaza shares her experience as young professional at the Award's 10th Anniversary in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
September 13, 2018
6 conversations you missed at the World Economic Forum on ASEAN
HANOI, Vietnam — Education, technology, and soft skills took center stage at the World Economic Forum on ASEAN this week as leaders discussed how to support their workforce — and particularly entrepreneurs — in a rapidly changing society.
February 26, 2018
World Architecture Community
Anthology Architecture Festival 2018 Discussed Social Architecture With Top Design Professionals
Anthology Architecture and Design Festival 2018 has brought together top architecture and design professionals from all over the world in search of developing an architecture that promotes a network of inclusive barrier-free spaces that engage communities and their people with the theme Social Architecture.
September 11, 2018
World Economic Forum
Designing Cities 4.0 at The World Economic Forum on ASEAN
Alongside Janil Puthucheary, Senior Minister of State for Transport, Communications and Information of Singapore, Nguyen Thien Nhan, Deputy Primie Minister of Viet Nam, Markus Lorenzini, CEO and President of Siemens Asia, and Yasu Ota of Nikkei, Rebecca Plaza shares her two cents on designing cities for the future as the only female on the panel.
June 3, 2018
She was called ‘hija’ in the boardroom. Now she handles 40 people
Rebecca Plaza, the 27-year-old founder and managing director of architectural firm Plaza + Partners, Inc., was about to move to Hong Kong from U.K. to apprentice under her “idol,” starchitect Rem Koolhas in 2014.
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