"Outstanding Architect of the Year" Award presented by President Fidel Ramos during the Philippine Centennial Year Celebration of the Professional Regulation Commission, Republic of the Philippines, June 22, 1998
Prominent architect Philip H. Recto of the United Architects of the Philippines (UAP) has been selected one of the recipients of the prestigious 2008 PFPA Excellence Award recently. Bestowed by the Philippine Federation of Professional Associations (PFPA), the award recognized ten outstanding professionals this year chosen from among nominees of 43 professional organizations representing more than one million registered professionals in the Philippines including doctors, nurses, engineers, lawyers, teachers, accountants, etc. The awarding was held Nov. 18, 2008 at the Manila Hotel.
"Araw ng Maynila" Mayor's Award of Honor for Art and Culture bestowed by Mayor Joselito Atienza, Jr. during the 428th founding anniversary of the City of Manila, June 22, 1999
Most Outstanding Architect of the Centennial Year Award "Pinakabantog na Arkitekto sa Taong Sentenaryo" given by the United Architects of the Philippines (UAP) District B-3, July 30, 1998
"Outstanding Alumnus in the field of Architecture" Award presented by the University of the Philippines Alumni Association, June 19, 1999
"Outstanding Architect of the Year" Award conferred by the Consumers Union of the Philippines (CUP), April 25, 2001
Fellow, award given in recognition of outstanding achievement in the field of design, United Architects of the Philippines (UAP), 1986
Architectural Archives Philippines (AAP), a joint undertaking of the United Architects of the Philippines and the Philippine Institute of Architects tasked with documenting architectural landmarks & heritage buildings, recognized Arch. Philip Recto for his 54-Storey One San Miguel Avenue Bldg. which was selected one of "Twelve Outstanding Skyscrapers in the Philippines" by the AAP, December 13, 2005