Adela P. Locsin holds a Bachelor of Science in Architecture Studies from

Northeastern University

in Boston, where she concentrated in real estate design and development. She is currently working toward her Master of Architecture at Columbia University's

Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation

. She has worked at the

Storefront for Art and Architecture


Safdie Architects

, Leandro V. Locsin Partners, and

TPG Architecture


Curiosity and a desire to understand the different scales at which design impacts the way we live and interact with each other drives her work, research and design approach.

On her mind lately: the definition of

Philippine vernacular


community-based development

, the rejection of

carbon form

, the deeper links between

architecture and economy

, amongst

other things