Layered Structures

February 5, 2014: For the Hong Kong Shenzen Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism / Architecture (UABB), four Bangkok design practices were invited to collectively design a piece of architecture along the waterfront area of Kowloon. The design for a viewing platform for the Biennale grew out of discussions between Architectkidd, Chat Architects, Studiomake, and Thingsmatter. Together our […]

Architect ’13 Fair: Borderless

May 29, 2013:  The theme of the 2013 Architect Fair is “BORDERLESS”. It reflects the AEC (ASEAN Economic Community) initiative to increase trade and investment by improving integration between the 10 South East Asian nations. Architecture is well positioned to play a role as it crosses professional and discipline boundaries.  However, architecture should not only […]

Designing for Spaces in the Forest.

April 11, 2012:  The goal of our “Forest Urbanism” project is to create a new architecture that can co-exist with new and future forests in the same space.  As Thailand continues to rapidly urbanize and industrialize, more forests are being removed to ‘clear the land’ for man-made and building development. What would happen if we […]

Deforestation Increases Floods.

March 31, 2012:  The question of how much impact that deforestation has on flooding has been debated in environmental research.  Analyzing something as large and complex as the ecological system presents challenges in isolating the causes and effects. This has led some people to believe that quantitative measurements on flooding and deforestation are too difficult […]

Floods, Cities & Forests.

February 20, 2012: For this year’s ASA (Association of Siamese Architects) Exposition,  Architectkidd will be part of a group of design practices that will exhibit conceptual and critical designs on the issue of water, floods and cities.  Architectkidd’s focus will be on the importance of forests and flood management in face of increasing urbanization in […]

Peter Nitsch’s Bangkok Shophouses.

September 12, 2011: “There is much to learn from architecture before it became an expert’s art”.   Bernard Rudofsky’s observations on architecture without architects come to mind when viewing the photographic work of our friend, Peter Nitsch. Peter is a designer and photographer based in Munich and Bangkok. He has been fascinated by shop houses in […]

Design is Accumulative.

February 11, 2011: For the ASA Forum (Association of Siamese Architects Forum) this year, the overall topic of discussion is titled “Bottom Up”. Jariyawadee Lekawatana, Luke Yeung and Phuttipan Aswakool were on hand to present some of Architectkidd’s latest projects to the audience. Architectkidd had been invited to give a talk as part of the “Thai Young Generation […]

New Directions in Thai Materials.

December 3, 2010: A new publication titled “New Directions in Thai Materials” has been released by the Thailand Creative and Design Center (TCDC).   The book  is written by Peta Bassett and published by Serinda Publications. Architectkidd’s project for Lightmos has been featured in this book, as well as recent architectural, furniture and other projects designed by Thai offices and […]

Thai Public Messaging Culture.

November 19, 2010: Message Kart 2010 will be on display for the upcoming Bangkok Design Festival and Big Mountain Music Festival. Coordinated by Pitupong Chaowakul of Supermachine, with contributions from Pok Kobkongsanti of T.R.O.P. and many other of our design friends and colleagues in Bangkok, this project is a kind of a low-tech response to the messaging culture that is now common in the […]