Author, Arkitekturang Filipino: A History of Architecture and Urbanism in the Philippines
Gerard Lico is a Professor at the College of Architecture, University of the Philippines Diliman, where he serves concurrently as Director of the Research Office and Head of the History, Theory, and Criticism Studio Laboratory. He practices architecture as a heritage conservation professional and designer of institutional buildings. He is a prolific author of publications on Filipino architecture and cultural studies, curator of architectural exhibitions, and director of documentaries on Philippine architecture.
Apart from his academic work, he heads a multi-disciplinary, research-oriented design consultancy practice. He has been involved in the conservation of landmarks such as the Manila Metropolitan Theater, the Rizal Memorial Coliseum, and the core buildings of the University of the Philippines campus in Diliman. He also served as a consultant for conservation planning initiatives for various local and national heritage sites across the country.