Rico takes a hands-on role in the design of nearly all ground-up and exterior renovation projects. By treating all team members and stakeholders as clients, he brings an open and attentive approach to conceptual design. His ability to communicate through sketching is current and timeless, finding spontaneous moments of impact in client meetings and community charrettes.
Rico earned a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Santo Tomas in the Philippines. Spending the early part of his career at an international design firm, he traveled across Asia and the Middle East, honing his keen ability to connect with people beyond language and cultural barriers.