Jan Balbaligo

  • Artist and Architectural Designer
  • London, UK / Lisbon, Portugal

(All images on this site are courtesy of Jan Balbaligo, unless credited)

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Jan Balbaligo is a British-born Filipina, Architectural Designer and Artist. Originally trained in Architecture, she decided to learn about the potential of natural materials, working with bamboo, willow, wood and cane.

Since 2006, she has travelled internationally working for the events and entertainment industry designing and building large scale artistic structures and stages, working independently or collaborating with other artists. She has been able to explore the world through art using her creativity, on a mission to promote natural materials to a wider audience and the commercial architectural field. She also gives building workshops to children and has been a guest critic and lecturer at academic institutions in London and the Philippines.

Jan has worked in Europe, Latin and South America, USA and Asia and is currently based in London and Portugal.

Exhibitions

Urban DECAY Photography Exhibition

ADAO – Associação Desenvolvimento Artes e Oficios Barreiro, Portugal

RIBA Architecture Open Group showcase

POP Brixton London, UK

Showcasing entry for “The Process of the Architect – a sketchbook: ‘Work in Panama’

Education

Part II – Professional Diploma in Architecture (DipArch) at CASS School of Architecture

London, UK

Part 1 – Architecture (BA Hons) at London Metropolitan University

London, UK

Architectural Studies (BSc) at Bartlett School of Architecture

London, UK

Foundation in Art and Design at University of the Arts, Camberwell College of Arts

London, UK