The final year students from Department of Architecture have won the competition ‘Asia Young Designer Award 2018’ organized by Nippon Paint Decorative Coating (Thailand) Company Limited. This year theme, ‘FORWARD, Challenging Design Boundaries’, aims to increase the awareness of growth in development and gentrification situation in community. The participants are required to propose the ideas that meliorate the community balancing with community development and cultural identity of community for the sustainable development future.
Ruangwit Veerapong, the 5th year student, majoring in Architecture, has won the first prize, Gold winner, with his design called “Bang Keao Wave Brace” in architecture category of the competition.
The first runner up, Bronze winners, Two of the 5th year architecture major students, Nut Hoontrakul with the design called “Next Level Community” and Nattaphon Limsupawanich, with his design called “Between”. The prize for the Gold winner includes; MacBook Pro,THB 100,000 prize money and a trip to Singapore for ‘Asia Young Designer Summit’ with other Gold winners from 14 countries across Asia.
This coming up March 2019, the Gold winner will be competing and attending workshop in Asia Young Designer Summit in Singapore with other Gold winners from 14 countries across Asia. The participants will get to learn and exchange designing experience with many international designers and the winners from the final round of competition will get a chance to join the class in Harvard University Graduate School of AYDA/Harvard Design Discovery Summer Program. The winner will be joining the real studio design class, attending classes with Harvard students and go on a field trip for over 6 weeks with free of charge. These provided programs would inspire the young designers and broaden the opportunity to priceless experience in order to help the young generations create positive impacts in the community and the country in the future.