Architect behind Rizal, Ninoy discuss Sports infra in NSS

The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) features multi-awarded architect Gerard Lico in the 14th session of the National Sports Summit 2021 to explore sports infrastructure in the Philippines on May 19.

Leading the team behind the renovation of the historical Rizal Coliseum, the esteemed professor from the University of the Philippines takes over 800 registered participants of the online sports conference into an overview of the sports edifices in the Philippines.

Dr. Lico is also the brains behind the notable works on Philippine architecture and cultural studies such as “Edifice Complex: Power, Myth, and Marcos State Architecture” (2003) and “Arkitekturang Filipino: A History of Architecture and Urbanism in the Philippines” (2008) and bringing back the grandeur of the Ninoy Aquino Stadium, Rizal Memorial Football Stadium, and Rizal Memorial Tennis Center.

“We are elated for the chance given to us by Dr. Lico to share his breadth of knowledge and skills to our summit stakeholders on this important topic. The improvement of sports facilities has always been part of the goal to provide a better sporting experience to our countrymen,” said PSC Chairman William Ramirez.

The migrated sports conference is now on its fourth batch which has sports legislation, business and sports, and public and private partnerships included in the sessions along with sports infrastructure.

Date: May 18, 2021 | Newspaper: Manila Times | Source: https://www.manilatimes.net/2021/05/18/sports/sports-top/architect-behind-rizal-ninoy-discuss-sports-infra-in-nss/873743/