SoA+D student takes the first runner-up in interior design category (TIDA Thesis Awards 2020)

Congratulations to Mr. Ruttharoj Pitthacharoenthorn, Interior Architecture student at School of Architecture and Design, KMUTT, for showing his knowledge and skills in design. He presented his thesis, “Salt Factory Spa”, and consequently took the first runner-up for Outstanding Thesis 2020 (Interior Design Category in TIDA Thesis Awards 2020 Competition). He was awarded a plaque, certificate and cash prize of 15,000 Baht. His thesis has been supervised by Ajarn Yavuz Ibrahim Akcora (thesis advisor).

Moreover, two Interior Architecture students were selected to present their projects in the final round of spatial design category (recognized as follows) Mr. Peerapat Klinhuan with his thesis, “Unboundary” (His thesis advisor is Ajarn Chanida Lumthaweepaisal); and Ms. Suphitcha Charoen-amornkitt, with her thesis, ” Re-call / Re-core: Learning/ Experiencing and Reviving Life of Woodworks in Bang Pho ” (Her thesis advisor is Ajarn Vimolrat Krisanakriangkrai). In 2020, out of the several theses from all over Thailand, there were only 12 entries selected to compete in the final round. The final results were announced at the TIDA Awards Gala Night and TIDA Thesis Awards 2019 – 2020 at the Grand Ballroom, Park Hyatt Bangkok on October 10, 2020.

TIDA Thesis Awards 2020, an outstanding thesis competition held every year, was organized by Thailand Interior Designers’ Association (TIDA). The event was run in collaboration with Interior Architecture and Interior Design Academic Council of Thailand (IAIDAC), divided into 2 categories such as 1) Interior Design, and 2) Spatial Design. TIDA conducted the selection of theses from the different faculties and disciplines of universities/institutions offering Interior Architecture and Decorative Arts in Thailand. Thus, the said competition aimed to provide opportunities for participating students to present their works to the public. Also, they would have a means to increase their potentials and prepare themselves to be ready to work in the real world and develop their professional skills for their future career.

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