About

Kawin Dhanakoses

4 June 1987 | Architect | Thailand | Thai |

contact | KAWIN.DHANAKOSES@GMAIL.COM

I am a multi-skilled architect with more than 7 years of professional experience in various types and scales of construction projects. Great enthusiasm to learn new things with positive attitude has provided me becoming a quick-learner as well as supportive team-player.

The master programme in “Advanced sustainable design” has also significantly inspired my design concepts, enhanced researching skills and broadens perspectives toward sustainability.

After years in academic and professional practices, I believe that teaching architecture students requires both comprehensive knowledge in research as well as practical professional experiences of the lecturer. Also, designing sustainable architecture in real practices involves significant amount of information which requires extensive research and understanding. Thus, I am highly motivated to continue to pursue a Ph.D degree and progress my career path as both a Lecturer and an Architect. My main interests including “passive design in tropical climates, appropriate building technology and construction, sustainable building materials, affordable sustainable architecture, and etc.

Currently, I am seeking for an opportunity to study Ph.D in order to advance my career path. After graduated, I would contribute to the academics as a lecturer, as well as an architect who would fully dedicate his real passion for sustainable architecture to contribute to the better future for all.

Education

2014 – 2015

  • M.Sc. Advanced Sustainable Design (with Distinction)

Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

University of Edinburgh | UK

Dissertation: Can the utilisation of “mass timber components” offers better solutions than timber frame construction to mitigate climate change in Scotland?

2006 – 2010

  • Bachelor of Architecture (2nd Class Honors), 2010

Faculty of Architecture| Department of Architecture

Chulalongkorn University | Thailand

Professional Affiliations

2010 – present

  • Member of The Architect Council of Thailand
Work experience

2016 – Present

  • Junior Lecturer, Faculty of Architecture, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, THAILAND
    • Academic experience 
      • Thesis (advisor)
      • Architecture and Constructions I  (lecture and studio) – 3rd Yr Students
      • Architectural Design IV and V (studio) – 3rd Yr Students
    • Workshops
      • Project Co-ordinator: “Cross-cultural design workshop with National University of Laos (NUOL) 2016 & 2017”
      • Project Co-ordinator: “Cross-cultural design workshop with Universiti Sains Malaysia 2017”
      • Project Co-ordinator: “International Lighting Design Symposium and Workshop”

2016 – Present

2013 – Present

  • Freelance Architect, Bangkok, THAILAND
    Responsible in every process of the project from beginning until completion.

    • CU Alumni Association Phase II | (Revit) design + drawings (team up with 2 architects)
    • Private Residence Renovation Project | (Revit) design + drawings + construction completed (individual)
    • CU100 – Laboratory and Research Center

2015 – 2016

  • Architectural Design, Blink Design Group Co.Ltd, Bangkok, THAILAND
    Responsible in conceptual design to design development stage of high-end hospitality projects.

2011 – 2013

  • Junior Architect, Architects 49 Limited, Bangkok, THAILAND 
    Team up with 2 senior architects and responsible in every process of the project from beginning until completion.

    • Vana Nava Hua-Hin Water Park | preliminary design + masterplan
    • Centara Q Resort Rayong (Renovation) | (Revit) design + drawings
    • Vajiravudh College : Sports Club | (Revit) design + drawings
    • Vajiravudh College : Laundry Facility | (Revit) design + drawings
    • Bangkok University : Centre for Cinematic and Digital Arts | design + drawings + construction completed

2010 – 2011

  • Teaching Assistant, Faculty of Architecture, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, THAILAND
    • Academic experience (teaching assistant in the following courses)
      • Thesis (advisor)
      • Building Material and Constructions I and II (lecture and studio)
      • Architectural Design I and II (studio)
      • Architectural Drawings (lecture and studio)
      • Architectural Presentation (lecture and studio)
    • Professional experience 
      • CU Alumni Association Phase I | design + drawings + construction completed
      • CU Covered Walkway, Faculty of Dentistry | design + drawings + construction completed

2009

  • Architectural intern, Palmer & Turner (THAILAND) Co.,Ltd, Bangkok, THAILAND
    Mainly responsible for AutoCad drawings, presentations and making architectural models.
Technical Computer-based Skills
  • Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
  • Autodesk AutoCAD
  • Autodesk Revit Architecture
  • Autodesk 3dsMax
  • Google Sketch up
Other interests
  • Sustainable design
  • Tropical Architecture
  • BIM (REVIT)
  • Golf
  • Coffee
  • Jazz music
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