Manuel, in his 25 years of wide – range experience in the field of architecture, master planning and designing buildings and interior spaces of offices, retail, hospitality, institutional, medical, educational facilities and residential houses. He provides training and consultancy on design thinking, innovation, entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial marketing, opportunity evaluation, business plan preparation, project development, project management, construction administration, master planning, archi- tectural planning and designing. He is also involved in projects here in the Philippines and abroad. He also provides on- going training programs to graduates of architecture and interior design. He is a licensed architect both in Qatar and the Philippines.


Graduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Australian Graduate School of Entrepreneurship, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 2007 Bachelor in Architecture, University of Santo Tomas, Manila, 1988 Masters in Environmental Planning, Graduate School, Academic Requirements completed, University of Mindanao,Davao City, Philippines, 2002


  • PCPI: Lancaster Atrium Tower A Project: A 42 Level Condominium Project of Pacific Concord Properties Inc. located in Mandaluyong City. It has 43,708 gross floor area and 28,809 net saleable area. MDL serve as the Project Manager for the interiors and completion of the Project.
  • Kingdom of Jesus Christ: Kingdome Project: An arena-like Cathedral located in Davao City, with a seating capacity of 55,000. It has a building footprint of 2.5 ha and 4.5 ha floor area. The Kingdome is vying to be the largest cathedral in the world.
  • Manuel de Luna Architect: Under this company are the following projects: USD 30 Million International Resort in Vakarai, Sri Lanka; USD 75 Million KJC 50,000 Capacity Cathedral, Davao City; Master Plan for 18 Ha Kingdome Global City, Davao City; Concept design of 60-Storey twisted hotel tower, Manila; 6-Storey Condominium, Makati City; 8-Storey Condominium Cimplex,Multinational,Paranaque; Master Plan for Lucena City Regional Public Market; 5-Storey Davaotel, Davao City; Tetradome Commercial Complex, Davao City.
  • R.G. Salanatin Construction, Inc: Under this company are the following projects: A 5-Storey San Agustin Hall, Colegio San Agustin, Binan, Laguna; 4-Storey Notre Dame of Greater Manila Academic Building, Caloocan City; Tagum Water District Headquarters, Tagum City, Davao del Norte; Sta. Cruz Public Market, Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur; 4-Level Department of Education Region X Office Building, Cagayan de Oro City; Master Plan for 20 Ha University of San Agustin, Mati Campus; Master Plan for Andres Soriano College Campus, Bislig; Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Regional Office Building, Davao City; Sta. Cruz Public Market, Davao del Sur; Bansalan Public Market, Davao del Sur.
  • Consulting Engineering Group, Doha Qatar: Under this company are the following projects: Sidra Medical and Research Center, Education City, Qatar; Qatar Petroleum New Project Office, Drawing Office & Library, Dukhan, Qatar; Master Plan for 60 Ha Housing Project for Small and Medium Industries, SME Industrial Area, Qatar; 24-Storey Office Building, Lusail, Qatar; Supreme Council of Health