Ar. Donato B. Magcale graduated from Far Eastern University (FEU) with a B.S. Architecture Degree. He is a registered architect (1992) of the Board of Architecture – Professional Regulation Commission (PRC-BOA). He is a candidate of the Masters of Interior Design Program (MID) at the University of the Philippines (UP) Department of Textiles and Interior Design – Graduate School, Diliman campus. He is also a candidate of Master of Arts, Major in Fine Arts and Design (MAFAD) at the Philippine Womens University (PWU), School of Fine Arts and Design (SFAD), Taft avenue, City of Manila.
Ar. Donato B. Magcale has been actively and progressively practicing architecture + interior architecture design and build services for + eighteen years. a Principal Architect of the firm holding responsible position in the design process and marketing the architectural services among its clientele.
An enthusiastic leader in the United Architects of the Philippines (UAP) – an incumbent two termer UAP- Nova Central Chapter President, a two termer UAP - Nova Central Chapter Director and a Deputy Chairman on National & Civic Affairs AY 2006 – 2007, management committee of the UAP national level. Presently, he is the immediate past Regional District Director for District A4, the Deputy Vice-President for Area A and the Chair for Ways and Means for UAP National.
Ar. Donato B. Magcale has + - sixteen years of committed academe undertaking. For Far Eastern University, Institute of Architecture and Fine Arts (FEU_IARFA) ; the Philippine Womens University (PWU), School of Fine Arts and Design (SFAD), the National University (NU), Department of Architecture to present.
He has extensive knowledge in the field of architecture having comprehensive work related experience both local and abroad for multi-rise, medium-rise, commercial, residential and institutional projects.
Ar. Donato B. Magcale is currently the President & CEO of Gruppo Arkitekto Company Incorporated, an Architectural Design and Build Firm who provides direction to the firm’s development and the implementation of the best practice’s of the firm. Part of his responsibility is generating strategic partnerships with allied professionals in the industry such as engineers, consultants and developers. A Visionary and an enthusiastic Leader.