L.Arch. James Christopher P. Buño

Acting Director

L.Arch. James Christopher P. Buño is the new Head of the newly formed Diliman Environmental Management Office or DEMO. He succeeded Engr. Kristian July R. Yap.

Prior to his appointment, L.Arch. Buño was the Acting Director of the Campus Maintenance Office (CMO) from March 2017 until 30 June 2020. He has also served the University as a Landscaping Supervisor of CMO, where he used to oversee the grounds maintenance activities, such as street sweeping, grass-cutting and pruning. Before U.P., L.Arch. Buño worked in landscape design and construction management from 2011 to 2016.

A licensed landscape architect, L.Arch. Buño is currently a student of the Master of Arts in Urban and Regional Planning (MA URP) program here at UP Diliman, where he also obtained his Bachelor in Landscape Architecture degree.

L.Arch. Buño is the current Board Secretary of the Philippine Association of Landscape Architects (PALA) and was a former Project Director of the Luntiang Pook: A Landscape Design Workshop Using Indigenous and Edible Plants for Filipino Communities, PALA’s community engagement initiative. He loves to eat and, in his free time, enjoys meeting friends over good food or coffee.