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Bundit Chulasai


Bundit Chulasai
is the Head of the Department of Architecture, Chulalongkorn University. He studied at Chulalongkorn University, the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign and Unité Pedagogique d’Architecture No. 1. His research interests include architectural and urban conservation and environmental impact assessment. A member of the Association of Siamese Architects (ASA), Professor Chulasai served twice as the Chair of ASA’s Fine Arts Commission, which has been promoting the Thai public’s understanding of urban and architectural conservation since 1982. His architectural practice has also been recognized for its contextual and sensitive design work. His design for the renovation of the Railway Hotel in Hua Hin, Thailand is one of the country’s early examples of adaptive reuse for historic buildings. Professor Chulasai’s other conservation work includes the renovation of Chulalongkorn University’s Ruen Pharotracha in Bangkok and Daraphirom Museum in Chiang Mai. The projects received the ASA Architectural Conservation Award in 1994, 1997 and 1999, respectively.