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Republicuf the Friillpplnes

4 Professional Regulation Cominis


skn (PRC)
D of ARCHITECTURE (PRBoA)
Profesiona) Regulatory BOAR n for Architcts(FLEA)
Forign Licensure Examinatio
ANMNG
SUBJECT: AR CFiITECTURAL DESiGN AND SITE PL
DATE November & Decembe, 2009 ber!
G If ther e are conflic ts betw een a stated word and the num ther e
WARNIN Should
ted / spelled word shall prevaiL
amount! figure escribd, the sta re shall prevaiL
stated guaatities, the higher figu
be conflicts between trio t2.O.)
in this subject,
reformat of tile examination
1MPORTANT NOTE For this first of Rule VII
make full use (open books) ONLY
the Examines shall be allowed to (IRR) of
VIII of the 2O) 4 Rev ised Imp lem enting Rules and Regulations
and Rul e 7 National
ntial De ceJ .D .) No. 1Q9 6, otherwise known as the 197
Preside
e o the Phi lipp ines (N BP .) i.e. ONLY AS downloaded and
Buildin g Cod IRR
d from the PRB oA web site at www architectureboard ph Other
reproduce n.
ed for use durina the examinatio
versions are spec flcaIlv disallow

A. PROJECT NO. I TITLE and tiaI


General Description}:
Prototype Project consisting
of a Two
Proposed OpenMarket Reslden or Area
h an 77 0 So M Total Gross Flo
(2 0)-Storey, SingleLDetached Hcuse witng Pioiect for a Cluster of Ten (100)
(TGFA) cum Site Development) Planni h a Ten Percent (10.0%) Slope
wit
Prototype House and Lots, on a(Site
EM
TEM EN T OF THE AR CH ICE CT UR AL PLANNING and DESIGN PROBL
S. STA its property,
(the Client) has decided that
A multinational development cxthpany two meter
a one thousand nine hundred
thirty four point seventy zon ing,
with a4, density res era l(R -1
2 Sq M) nsid e (or reg ular ) lot
(1,9347 Taytay n Riza
er parts of the Municiiiy of
cif1catj.an.,_,and located in the bett mar ket residentiaI
eloped to host arr open
Frovince (Luzon sland), shall be. dev
development which
ve! semi-upscale structures, 8 of
The 10 Prototype Houses shall be exclusi Lot Area (TLA) and a 12.0 m depth. The
Total
shall be on lots each with a 132.0 Sq.M. I-theses only fers to the enjtc3sefloor areas
stated 77.0 Sq.M TGF A of the Pro toty pe still to
rae (or natu ral grou nd)& evl and pcI ude s all other floor areas, iflhese are
aboveg

C. PROJECT SITE FEATURES: ing up the entire Project


Grand Total Lot Area (TLA) mak ng east.
two 32.0 m wide frontage faci
Site is rectangular in shape and has a thi meter15 0 m wide street i a the main
n
Th property may breacfl?i via on each
1 b m wide paver lined sidewalks
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road right-of way (RROW) whith has ject Site shall be


sidewalk closest to the Pro
side. The surface of the main RROW
considered as elevation 0.0 m. Project Site atjJpng axis and intersec from
ts the
An 8 0 m Wide cluster Street bisects the t (10 0%)
unifgrmly slopef ten percen
main RROW at nght angle The ProjfSite LthecIustsr-street serving as the direc
t access to -

west to east which is also the d,red1bn..o heii1f&s at the wes tern mo st portion of
the 10 lots, 5 on each side of the cIst than the6 lots afThcenter of the developmpnt
the Project 43rte are approx 31 45% wider r than the
et and main RRC3Wire 2 0 m wide
The corner lots defined by the cluster stre
atthecente
OBJECTIVES tial
low rise ssnQle-detached residen
a To create excjye4 ml-upscale
buiIdTi to izsfted onaoned pronti pettcE
el
esi cie al cluster that may serve as a mod
b To plan and design c1iir
development in the Pro area;

c To plan the developnrenl o max imiz e roM for the Develober and .
eas andmarks in tie Project area
d. To design the Prototype oues te srv

upancy)
Problem Nod (Low Density Residential Occ
Professional
Foreign Licensure
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Professio

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Republic of the Phlllppin
Regulation Commission
ARCHITECTURE (PRB
(PRC)

ion for Architects (FLE


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es

TURA L D ES K AND SITE PLANNIN


SUBJECT ARC HIT EC
09 1
DATE November & December 20
nunberl
ict s be tw ee n a 1 tated word and the
WARNING If there ar co nfl ld there
the sta te d / sp ell ed vord shall prevaiL Shou
amount! figure deseribci figure shall prevail.
tw ee n tvf o (2. 0) sta te d quantifies; the higher
be conflicts be this subject,
r thi s fir st ref orm at of the examnation In le VII
IMPORTANT NOTE: F
ed to ma ke ful l us e (open books) QNL V of Ru
of
the Examinee shall bt allow ed Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) l
and Rule Wil of the 2004 Re
vis 1977 Nationa
e (P D) No 109 & otherwise known as the
Presidential De cre ded and
pp ine s (N BC P) I e ONLY AS downloa R
Building Code of the Phili ite at ww w. arc hit ec tureboard.ph. Other IP
A webs
reproduced from the PRBo owed for use during the examination.
ca lly dis all
versions are specifi

A. PROJECT NO. 2 TITLARETManENdTGBUenILDerINalG DPresojecrctipetioan)dev: elopment with a


i
AP
A Proposed Medium-Rise % slope
ent and on a Project SIte having an 8.0
Basement compon
OBLEM: perty with a Total Lot
B. STATEMENT OF THE PR ide d that its newly-acquired pro developed to host a
com pan y has dec
A development .0 Sq.M..) shall be
nd square meter (6,000 h density
Area (the TLA) of six thousa ng (the Project3 The property is zoned as a hig City (the
I1l ig
medium-rise apartment bul located somewhere in th better parts of Pas
housing lot (M axi mu n R-3 ))
provided, as follows:
Project Sites). apartment units snail be
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lea sab le
Only two (2.0) typ es of ren tab lel ter (22.0 Sq.M.) Gross
apa rtm ent uni ts wit h a twenty two square me
1) Studio-Type
Floor Area (GFA); and (50.0) Sq.M.
dro om (BR ) apa rtm ent units with a GFA of fifty for the Project under
2) One (1.0) Be uirements
e, the minimum parking req
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otherwise
For greater market acceptanc les and Regulations (R-IRR) of P.D. No. 1096,
ng Ru exceeded.
the 2004 Revised implementi ng Co de of the Ph ilip pines (NBCP), should e
BU ildi
known as the 1977 National
C. PROJECT SItE FE
ATURES: fifty (50 0) m width
sh ap e and is an Interior lot with a
The Project Site is rec tan gul ar in lane right-of-way
ac ce ss to the Project Site, a two (2)
As there is no other me
ans of dir ect ant lot that faces north,
be neg oti ate d wit h the owner of th acjoining vac OW) is located. The
(ROW) still has to road rignt.of-way (RR
.0 in) wide street i.e. a
where a twenty meter (20 alks on each side
nt four (24) m wide sidew ) towards the vacant lot
in front,
said RROW has two poi at eIg ht pe rce nt (8 0%
The Project Site uniforml
y slo pes The surface of
als o uni for ml y 8.0 % slopes toward the RROW.
which is only 80.0 m dee
p but d as elevation 0.0 m.
ing the vac ant front lot shall be considere ht is a residential
the sidew alk adjoin
pri vat e hig h school building. To its rig
To the left of the Projec t Sit e is a (3.0)-storey single-
the rea r of the Pro jec t Site are propo3ed three
To
condominium building.
detach ed res ide nce s.

D. DESIGN OBJECTIVES
: attractive to middle-
rise ap art me nt bui lding marketable and
a To design a medium-
income renters, lessees; and leases for the
ng in a wa y that can maximize rentals
b. To design the apartm
ent bui ldi 30; if attainable,
of sal eab le ve rsu s non -saleable spaces shall be 70: imately eighty
Developer; the ratio ng could be at approx
ble areas for the buildi es at the
the overall rentable! leasea FA or better, which must include the parking spac
.0) % of the TG
five percent (80
tainable
basement; and ll ser ve as a lan dm ark in the Protect area, with sus
that sha
c. To design a building st cost
plan! des ign fea tur es and deliverable at the lea

nsity Residential Occupancy,)


Problem No.L (high De
i
Republic of the Philipp
Commission (PF
Professional Regulation o
(PRB
ARD of ARCHITECTURE
ProfessvnaI Regulatoiy BO tion for Architects (FL
EA
ror eig n Li cens ure Ex am ina

bHIT EC TURAL DE SI GN AND SITE PLANNING


SUBJECT AR
November & Decerrber 200
9
DATE :
the number!
con flic ts bet we en a stated word and
WARNiNG If the re a .-e Should there
Jec i the sta ted I spe lled word shall prevail vail.
amount! figure descr qua nti fie s, the higher figure shall pre
(20 ) sta ted
be conflicts between wo t,
s firs t ref orm at of the examination in this subjec
IMPORTANT NOTE: For thi make full use (open books)
ONLY of Rule VII
ine e sha ll be allo we d to ations (IRR) of
the Exam menting Rules and Regul
VII I of the 2Ot 4 Re vis ed im ple 1977 National
and Rule 6 otherwise known as the
De cre e (p D) No 109
Presidential aded and
Co de of th Ph ilip pin es (N BC P) s e ONLY AS downloOth er IRR
Building at www.architectureboarc
Lph.
fro m the PR Bo A we bsi te
reproduced mination.
wed for use during the exa
versions are specificelly disallo

A. PROJECT NO. 3 TITLE and General Description):


[development
E CONDOMINIUM Project
A Proposed Medium-Rise OFFIC d parking) and Tower components]
ere
with Basement. Podium (with cov
M:
B. STATEMENT OF THE PROBLE
e Project
r dec ide d tha t fts com mercial 3 (C-3) property (th
square meter (2,000.0 SqM) and
A Devel ope has
Ar ea (TL A) of two tho usa nd
Site), with a Total Lot ffi cjjJ.fl-rise Office
ate d in Qu ezo n City (Me trop olit an Manila Area) shall nost a
loc
ject).
Condominium building (the Pro
vided by the
) typ es of rea l est ate products shall be pro
Only fou r (4.0 asurements
the se are all offi ce uni ts wit h Gross Floo, Area (GFA) me
Developer and
of:
1. thirty square meters (30.0 SqM):
2) sixty (60.0) SqM;
3) ninety (90.0) SqM; and
4) one hundred twenty (120.0) SqM

C. PROJECT SITE FEATURES: ins ide (or regular) lot, It is loc


ated along a
The Pro jec t Sit e is a rec tan gul ar forty meter
stre et e the roa d righ t-of-way (RROW) with a
fifteen (15 0) m wid e s the
ing the sou th. Th e site slopes very gently toward
(40.0 m) wide frontage fac of the sidewalk shall
et wit h one poi nt eig ht (1.8 ) m wide sidewalks. The surface
stre
be considered as elevation 0.0 m.

DESIGN OBJECTIVES: rcial building


D.
off ice con dom ini um , a high intensity comme
a. To des ign an m size office
uil din g) , ma rketable and attractive to small to mediu
(the B
locators! buyers; ize profits for the
b. To design the: Building in
a way that can maxim and
versus non-saleable spaces:
Developer; the ratio of saleable host area.
c. To design the Building to serve
a
as landmrk in the Project

r LI .1
rrornen io._ ((ominercicil Occupancy)

Republic of the Philipp;nes
(PC)
Professional Regulation Commission
A)
sional Re gwlatory BO AR D of PRCHITECTURE (PRBo
Profs
tion for Architects (FLEA>
Foreign Licensure Examina

ECT: AR CHITE CT UR AL DE SIG N AND SITE PLANNING


SUBJ

DATE : November & December 2009


the number!
ther e are con flic ts between a stated word and
WA RM ING If uld there
re des cri be the sta ted / spelled word shall prevail. Sho
amour t/ figu ll prevail.
ts betw een two (2.0) sta ted guantities the higher figure sha
be conflic
this subjects
IMPORTANT NOTE: For this firs
t reformat of the examination in of Rule VII
ON LY
make full use (open books)
the Examinee shall be alio wed to ions (IRR) of
Implementing Rules and Regulat
and R&e VIII of the 2004 Revised 6 otherwise known as the 1977 National
109
Presidential Decree (P.O.) No. aded and
Building Code of the Philippines
(NBPJ i.e. ONLY AS downloOth er IRR
uce d from the PRB oA we bsi te at www.architectureboard.ph.
reprod n.
ed for use during the examinatio
versions are specificaydisaiow

scription):
A. PROJECT 4 NO TJTL.E and General De ject
posed -R is e NATIO NA L G0YNMENT OFFICE Pro
A Pro Tower
Podium (optional parking) and
[development with Basement.
components]
B. STA1LMENT OF THE PROBLEM: CC) has
and Controlled Corporation (GO
A National Government-C wned located
its eigh t thousa nd squ are meter (8000.0 sqm) property
decided that t) to
t a -ris e office building (the Projec
somewhere in Quezon City shall hos
serve as their headquarters.
C. PROJECT SITE FEATURES: north
ugh lot with an esplanade at its
The Project Site is a rectangular thro full sou ther n
hf .e. It has an eigh ty met er (80.0 m) wide frontage with a .0)
proper ty traffic thirty (30
the front of the property is a high
exposure. The primary access to slop es very gently
t-of-way (RROW). The site
m wide Street i.e. the road righ e side walk, a six
of a one point two (1.2) m wid
towards the esplanade composed plan tstrip. The
e (3.0) m wide promenade and
(6.0) m wide carriageway and a thr low than the
er
rn) is at least one (1.0) m
high flood waterline (100-year reti the proposed
lana de side wal k, whi ch sha ll be considered as elevation 0.0 m for
esp
building. was
m wid e stre et has 2.4 m wid e sidewalks on both sides, but
The 30.0 building is also
by city ordinance, The proposed
recently declared an arcaded Street property are 2
by a sep arat e Gre en Bui ldin g ordinance. To the east of the
cov ered a long row
e Nat ion al Gov ern men t offi ce com plexes. Across the property is
other larg
cial buildings.
of arcaded private low-rise commer
D. DESIGN OBJECTIVES: office building, a high inte
nsity
a. To design a national government );
institutional building (the Building services
ldin g in a way that can maximize the delivery of
b. To design the Bui
required by the general public; and , with
To des ign the Bui lding to serv e as a landmark in the Project area
c.
vered at the least cost.
sustainable design provisions and deli

Occu incy
Problem No.4 (institutional 1
)
/Professiona Regulation Commis
Republic of the Philippines
sion (PRC)
of ARCHITECTURE (PRBoA)
Professional RcguIatory BOARD
for Architects (FLEA)
Foreig Licensure Examnation

SUBJECT: E9
AC R CR
TU HAflL DESdGN AND SITE PLANNING
DATE : Novembr & December 2009
ber!
WARNING If there are conflicts betw
ef n a stated word and the num e
uld ther
spelled word shall prevail Sho
amount! figure described, the stated / hig her figu re sha ll prevail.
con flictsbetwe en tiwo (2.0 ) stat ed guarUties. the
be
,
t of the examination in this subject
IMPORTANT NOTE For this first reforma ONL Y of Rul e VII
full use (open books)
the Examine shall bej allowed to make
ng Rules and Regulations (1RR) of
and Rule VIII of the 2004 Revised Implementi se known as the 1977 National
rwi
Presidential becree (P D) No 1096 otIe
Building Code of the Philippines (NBC
f) i e ONLY AS downloaded and
vww architectureboardp Other IRR
reproduced from the PRBoA webs,te at
during the examination.
versions are specifically disallowed for ue

A PROJECT NO 5 TITLE and General Descrippn)


UNDERGARMENT FACTORY
A Proposed Medium-Rise GARMENT AND ponents onlyl
er com
Project [development with Basement and Tow
B. STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM:
decided that its newly acquired
A Garment Firm based butside Metro Manila has
cation, and located in Paranaque City
property with an industrial 3 (1-3) zoning classifi
ment and Undergarment Factory
(near the airport) shall host a medium-rise Gar
Building (the Project)-
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ts and dresses and mens


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d
The Garment Firm specializes in hand! tie-dye shir ed on their consultants
market. Bas
and ladies undergarments, all for the export
t Firm i.e. which start from receiptl
research, the entire operations of the Garmen
containerizing should be moved
storage of raw materials to finishing packaging and
handling costs.
to the new facility to save on time and freight! tweny (200.0) rank and file
The Garment Firm has about two hundred
be housed at the new facility).
employees (including factory workers who must
C. PROJECT SITE FEATURE er (10,000.&Sq,.M.) Total Lot
The Project Site has a ten thoUsand square met
ner lotttjng..three (3) streets
Area (TLA), is rectangulac in shape, and is a cor
ess ijhrough a thirty (30 0> m
and a 6 0 meter (m) wide creek Its pnmary acc
ks on either side [collectively the
wide street with two point four (2.4) m wide sidewal ary FtROW is intersected at right
prim
primary road right-of-way (RROW)]. The said
angles by 2 minor streets eac h with a six (6.0) m wide RROW. The 2 intersects
legs of 4.25 m.
(corners) have six (6.0) m wide chaflans i.e. with tage that faces the west and
The Project Site has an eighty (80.0) m wide fron
s! trucks on a 24-hour basis. The
serves as the main access for the container van
ards the creek. The surface of the
Project Site slopes at four percent (4.0%) tow
red as cilevation 0.0.
sidewalk at the primary RROW shall be conside
building To its right is a ceramics
To the left of the Project Site is a pnvate office
et are two (2.0) videoke bars and a
factory building arid directly across the stre
Across the creek are two point five
restaurant-bar with live band performances.
(2.5)-storey row-houses.
D. DE$IGN OBJECTIVES: factory building that can
1 To design a garmen and undergarment
good process flow! vertical spatial
maximize profits for the Garment Firm through a
interrelationship and space planning efficiency; and
planned/ designed, delivered at
2 To design a building that shall be sustinably
k the Project area.
the lEast Dost and that shall serve as a landmar in

Pr lem No. (Industrial Occupancy/Special Problem)