Tomas Mapua

Tomas Mapua (HMGSP)

Location: Manila, NCR 79235 Floyd County
Country: Philippines

N 14° 35.422', E 120° 58.726'

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Educator and first registered architect. Born in Manila, December 21,1888. Studied at Ateneo de Manila and Liceo de Manila, completed secondary education at Boones Preparatory School in Berkeley, California, 1907. Obtained the degree of bachelor in architecture Cornell University, 1911. Started as draftsman, 1912-1913, and then became supervising architect, 1917-1928, at Bureau of Public Works. Supervised construction of several government buildings. Established Mapua Institute of Technology, January 1925, co-founder and of the presidents of the Philippine Institute Councilors of Manila. Awarded a Gold medal of Honor and a certificate of Recognition by the Philippine Institute of Architects and Cultural Award in Architecture by the city of Manila 1964. Died December 22, 1965.
Year Placed1989
Placed ByPhilippine Historical Committee
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Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 2:12am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)51P E 282254 N 1613987
Decimal Degrees14.59036667, 120.97876667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 14° 35.422', E 120° 58.726'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds14° 35' 25.32" N, 120° 58' 43.56" E
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Area Code(s)806
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1151-1185 Muralla Street, Manila NCR 79235, PH
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