UST College of Architecture students bagged the top places in the recently concluded American Standard Design Award (ASDA) for the Philippine level. For the Residential Bathroom Space Category, JR Caberte was named the First Prize Winner. Nicole Angela Teñoso and Erika Mae Samaniego, won the second and third prize respectively. Lira Monica Macula was also named as a runner-up in the same category. In another category, Hospitality Bathroom Space Design, Danielle Ann Balatan won the third prize.
ASDA is an international design competition organized by the American Standard, a global brand of sanitary products. The competition called for a bathroom design for residential and hospitality projects. The entries called for user-centric, purposeful, and innovative designs to address consumer needs.
Caberte, as first place winner of his category, will represent the Philippines against entries from Australia, Cambodia, India, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.