Intramuros Learning Sessions episode no. 27


Faith is about trust that even us cannot see, we only see representational images or icons that connectively cooperates with our beliefs. This contextual piece gives an in-depth information about the Retablos of San Agustin Church. The experience from creating this contextual piece shall invite you to know and discover the appreciated value of architecture and art that are treasured in Intramuros. History immerses itself to one’s understanding of relevance that can test how something both tangible and intangible be concerned of its existence to educate the community.

  • Guest speaker: Roy de Guzman
  • Moderator: Rancho Arcilla

About the Speaker: Roy de Guzman

Roy de Guzman is a Church Architect. He has a BS in Architecture from the Far Eastern University, and is currently undertaking his MS in Architectural Heritage Conservation at University of the Philippines-Diliman.

Roy is the Proprietor of RDG Ecclesiastical Architecture – An architectural and consulting office specialized in Liturgical Architecture and Design.

He is also acknowledged of the following: International Speaker: 1st Asian Architects in the Academe Assembly 2019, Outstanding Young Architect of the Year in Professional Practice Liturgical category in the 43rd United Architects of the Philippines National Convention, National University Teaching Excellency Awardee academic year of 2016.

About the Intramuros Learning Sessions

The Intramuros Learning Sessions (ILS) is the educational webinar series of the Intramuros Administration (IA). The IA is an attached national government agency under the Department of Tourism. 

Topics are interdisciplinary and cover themes related to Intramuros and Manila studies, Philippine studies, as well as cultural heritage studies. Pursuant to IA’s charter, the ILS aims to contribute to the strengthening of the Filipino’s national identity and sense of belonging and pride.

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See Previous ILS Episode
Santo Domingo Church and La Naval: The Intramuros Shrine and Its Rituals
See Next ILS Episode
Sifting Through The Myths of General Douglas MacArthur

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