Liza Morales-Crespo, principal of Liza Crespo Ecotecture, is an architect with a focus on sustainable design. Her practice encompasses a wide range of scales from residences, office buildings, to master plan developments. For over ten years, she has worked on 5 star hotel projects and luxury residential developments all over the world as an associate at the award winning New York City firm, Brennan Beer Gorman Architects.

In 2008, she was one of the first Filipino architects to be certified as a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Accredited Professional by the U.S. Green Building Council. After obtaining two masters degrees (MS Architecture & Urban Design from Columbia University and Master in Infrastructure Planning from the New Jersey Institute of Technology), she is now pursuing her Certificate in Green Building Design from the prestigious Cooper Union in New York.

Among many accolades, she graduated cum laude from the University of the Philippines College of Architecture in 1995 and ranked 6th place in the PRC Licensure (Board) Exam for Architecture. Aside from maintaining a practice in both New York and Manila, she is also a sustainable design consultant and a professor of architecture at De La Salle University School of Design and Arts.

She has delivered numerous lectures and seminars to various organizations such as the United Architects of the Philippines, Association of Structural Engineers of the Philippines, Philippine Concrete Industry Association, architecture schools and various multinational corporations.

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