Exceptional Projects don’t just happen…They are the result of outstanding forethought, insight, and vision!


MANA Architecture + Interior Design deliver by putting a lot of thinking and careful deliberation on design; dissecting every centimeter and expanding to every square meter of the project.

/ Vision

We deliver by identifying with the client's visions with utmost sensitivity to the peculiar requirements and respect of project budgets and deadlines.

/ Insights

Rather than developing a set of stylistic mannerism, each project is tackled with inspired innovative ideas that sponsor success. We don't just work around design problems making a square peg fit a round hole. We sit down with our multi-disciplinary design team and wrestle with them through the challenges.


To plan, design, develop socially relevant architectural projects with high impact to the community, enriching lives of those it touch.

To deliver fully integrated and customized building design solutions that exceed the expectation of our clients.

To provide exciting opportunities that enable the DESIGN TEAM to realize their potentials and bring the CLIENTS in the forefront of their respective practice, governance, trade, or industry.


/ Integrity

We are professionals who promise utmost reliability and responsibility in our conduct.

/ Instinct

We are visionaries who instinctively know and creatively adapt to our client's needs.

/ Discernment

We are knowledge seekers who consider all perspectives before arriving at well informed decisions.

/ Collaboration

We are team players who integrate our individual abilities to achieve business excellence.


Prior to MANA’s foundation, its principal, Architect Orlando M. Mateo, was a Partner at the Leandro V. Locsin Partners for over 40 years. His vast experience includes taking charge of prestige projects such as Hotels, Airports, and Office Towers. Architect Jose Carlo S. Mateo, as MANA’s Managing Partner, champions the company’s best practices. This stems from his experience in Design and Construction Project Management for multi-national clients such as Citibank and Convergys.

2005 Registered with the Department of Trade & Industry
2007 Registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission
2008 Started international collaborative design work
2010 Trained in Applied Project Management from Ateneo CCE
2011 Registered as Member of the US Green Building Council
2016 Q1 Trained in Construction Contract Administration from the Singapore Building & Construction Authority
2016 Q2 Certified as ISO company



  • Schematic Design Phase
  • Conceptual Planning and Design
  • Design Development Phase
  • Architecture & Engineering Design Coordination
  • Value Engineering
  • Contract Document Phase
  • Architectural / Structural
  • Mechanical / Electrical
  • Sanitary-Plumbing / Fire Protection
  • Technical Specifications


  • Pre-Construction Phase
  • Development Planning
  • Design Management
  • Cost Planning
  • Bid Administration
  • Construction Phase
  • Construction Contract Administration
  • Progress Tracking/Control
  • Financial Tracking/Control
  • Change Management
  • Time Management
  • Quality Management
  • Post Construction
  • Quality Assurance
  • Document Close Out
  • Financial Close Out
  • Post Mortem Evaluation
  • Pre-Design Study
  • Township Concepts
  • Integrated Planning
  • Development Capacity Study
  • Transportation / Traffic Planning
  • Development Phasing
  • Project Registration to BERDE or USGBC
  • Gap Analysis
  • Compliance Strategy
  • Energy Modelling
  • Testing & Commissioning
  • Actual Performance Monitoring & Review against Baselines
  • Airport Planning & Design
  • Seaport Planning & Design
  • Train Station & Transport Hub Design
  • Healthcare Design
  • Gaming & Hospitality Design
  • Educational Design
  • Corporate Design
  • Streetscape & Public Space Design
  • Housing Design


With the ASEAN Integration, MANA is able to collaborate with international Design Firms giving them the opportunity to work on the projects abroad.


  • Iran
  • India
  • Sri Lanka
  • Malaysia
  • China


  • Isabela
  • Pampanga
  • Manila
  • Batangas
  • Laguna
  • Boracay
  • Bacolod
  • Iloilo
  • Davao
  • Zamboanga


Orlando M. Mateo Principal Architect - Partner
Jose Carlo S. Mateo Architect - Managing Partner
Marco Antonio S. Mateo Architect - Business Dev't Director
Bianca Isabel M. De Silos Architect - Partner
Myrna S. Mateo Finance Officer - Partner
Edgardo Chavez Certified Public Accountant
Virginia Paredes-Santillian Architect - Senior Associate
Amelie April A. Mateo Architect - Senior Associate
Anthony Lorenzo M. Abad Architect - Operations Manager
Ma. Joanne Abad Finance Manager
Kathleen O. Vicerra Architect
Kimberly Jane Hipolito Architect
Mark Lawrence L. Chu Architectural Staff
Bernadette Filarmeo Architectural Staff
Jenny Lou Gepana Administration Officer
Mary Jane Tenedero Liaison Officer


MANA Architecture + Interior Design Co.

Unit 901-902 Atlanta Centre, Annapolis St, Greenhills, San Juan City, Metro Manila

  • (+632) 7728-7558