A Different Kind of Food Court.

September 17, 2011: Architectkidd was recently commissioned by the food management company Fooditude to develop a food court for a new mega-shopping complex (40,000+ sqm) outside of Bangkok. With this project, we asked: Is it possible to introduce some aspects of a public space within the strict boundaries of a commercial shopping environment? As fixtures […]

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 […]

Steel Techniques.

August 4, 2011: The Architectkidd team is currently working on a project that involves designing with steel in construction and detailing.  So during a review of a full-scale mockup that is in progress, several  Architectkidd designers visited a steel fabrication factory in Pathum Thani, on the northern outskirts of Bangkok. The type of projects this […]

Sound Wave: Hard Rock Facade.

July 16, 2011: The design for the new Hard Rock Cafe in Bangkok will mark a new approach for the global Hard Rock brand. This is probably most dynamically expressed in the facade design of the building’s exterior. For Architectkidd, the starting point for this facade design were the shapes, rhythms and structures of sound. […]

Parco Condo.

April 27, 2011: Parco is Supreme’s first high-rise condominium project.  Architectkidd designed the interior of the recently completed showcase unit for prospective buyers. Eschewing the ‘theme-based’ approach that is common to many new condo developments today, we proposed to develop a more subtle direction towards the design.  As much as possible, we made use of natural and longer-lasting materials […]

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 […]

Reclaimed & Old Wood in Thailand.

January 11, 2011: In Thailand, it is difficult to source wood and timber from sustainable sources for building.  At this moment, there does not seem to be many local sources of construction timber that are independently-certified for sustainable harvesting and processing practices.  While it is possible to import FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) and other types […]