Speaker Profile

Runddy Ramilo

Managing Director, IDA | International Design Associates

Dr. Runddy Ramilo is an APEC and ASEAN Architect, LEED Accredited Professional with specialization in hospitality design and digital innovation for sustainable design. He obtained his Doctor of Philosophy in Architecture at Deakin University Australia and UTM with Merit Award, Graduate Research Studies in computational design at National University of Singapore, Masters and Bachelor of Science in Architecture with distinction and full scholarship in the Philippines. 

He is the Managing Director of International Design Associates (IDA), a progressive design studio in Singapore and Philippines specializing in hospitality design and resorts planning. His expertise in hospitality design was gained through 20 years of work experiences in world best hospitality design firms in Singapore. He was an Associate at Aedas, Design Manager at Wilson Associates and Associate at Catallo + Mackenzie Designphase Hospitality designing and delivering high end hotel and resorts projects in number of cities in Asia, Australasia, and the Middle East such as Hilton, Shangri-la, Hyatt, Sheraton, Taj, Radisson, W Hotels and Marina Bay Sands. 

Aside from design practice, he is active in design research through post-doctoral fellowship.He has strong alliance with research at CodeLab, Curtin University Australia and University of Technology Malaysia. His research expertise are spatio-temporal hospitality design spaces, digital innovation for sustainable design in the tropics exploring advanced building skins that can be responsive to environment. He presented his research works in numerous referred international conferences and published in high impact factor journals. 

He is a member of Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), American Institute of Architects (AIA), Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA), Interior Designers Confederation of Singapore and the Charter President of United Architects of the Philippines in Singapore.