International Design Associates (IDA) represented by its Managing Director Dr. Runddy Ramilo was honoured to be one of the Resource Speaker during 42nd United Architects of the Philippines National Convention, with the theme “Filipino Architects in a Rapidly Evolving World”, SMX, Pasay City, 21 Apr 2016. His talk “Sustainable Design of the Tropics: Performance-based Advanced Building Skins” was attended and commended by almost 500 registered architects in the Philippines.