Wilcon Builders' Depot will be sponsoring the 2011 iteration of the annual Obra Maestra design competition for schools this March. The exhibit of participant submissions will be at the Philippine Trade Training Center (PTTC) from the 16th to the 20th, as part of the 16th WORLDBEX: Asia's biggest and most attended construction and trade show expo.
This year's theme, "Green Architecture," advocates the use of materials that can be recycled reused, and help reduce energy expense. The participating schools are:
|Mapua Institute of Technology (MIT)|
|Eulogio "Amang" Rodriguez Institute of Science and Technology (EARIST)|
|Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP)|
|University of Santo Tomas (UST)|
|University of the Philippines (UP)|
|University of the East (UE)|
|St. Scholastica's College|
Wilcon is sponsoring all materials designed by the participating students. The prizes are as follows:
|Winning School: Trophy and P50,000|
|Runner-up: Trophy and P20,000|
|All participating schools and students: Certificates of Participation, and |
Guided Tours of Wilcon facilities (with meals)
It has always been Wilcon's commitment to participate in and support environmental initiatives. The company is consistently willing to aid in the efforts of both government and private institutions to help preserve a healthy and sustainable environment.