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ASA Experimental Design Competition 2024



Sensing Architecture: Architecture beyond vision

Humans inherently possess five senses that allow us to perceive the world: sight, hearing, touch, smell, and taste, and in some cases, a sixth sense. These senses are integral to human experience in various environments today, whether in an urban or rural context.


In Thailand, Bangkok vividly expresses the perception of the five senses in a profound way. Whether it's the experience of walking on the streets, navigating urban congestion, savoring the aromas of street food, or immersing in the sounds of the city, these elements contribute to making Bangkok a vibrant and lively city.


In today's ever-developing world, where this generation's lives are more connected to the digital realm than ever and a society that demands constant awareness through a fast-paced lifestyle. Digital technologies such as the Metaverse and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are developing to become essential aspects of modern life. What will urban life look like in the coming years, and how will it affect the way people experience emotions and sensations?


This competition aims to evoke creative solutions and designs that are not constrained by location and size. Using Bangkok as a case study, we encourage participants to explore parallel aspects of urban life to find design solutions that respond to the ever changing needs of people through sensory experiences.


Each submission must include the following contents :


​The participant can select any specific site as the context of their design. The subject and scale can be architecture, urban design, interior design, landscape design or system design.


After identifying the context, provide conceptual drawings, analytical drawings, sections, plans, renderings or perspective drawings in any scale. Demonstrate how design solutions can respond to “senses’ in todays and future environments


  • One (1) A0 Graphic Boards : Portrait Format 841 mm x 1189 mm
    High resolution PDF @300 dpi (maximum file size of the PDF board: 10MB)

  • Recommendation : font size in the graphics should not be less than 12 pt. for printing clarity

  • File Name : Firstname_Lastname_300.pdf

  • Project Description in English (maximum 300 words)

  • File Name : Firstname_Lastname.doc

  • Files that do not meet the specified requirements will not be taken into consideration.


General Public

First prize

100,000 Baht

Second prize

50,000 Baht

Third prize

30,000 Baht

3 x Honorable Mention : Certificate

Student Public

First prize

50,000 Baht

Second prize

30,000 Baht

Third prize

30,000 Baht

3 x Honorable Mention : Certificate


Kas Oosterhuis & Ilona Lénárd

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Daiji Chikuba

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Supitcha Tovivich


Online submission for competition begins

Announcement of awarded entries

Announcement of shortlisted entries

Finalists judging session

First Round Pre-selection

Deadline for submissions


The primary judging criteria for the committee are as follows:

1. Creativity (40%): 

The ability to generate innovative ideas and design.

2. Relevance in Interpreting the Topic (30%): 

Presenting fresh and novel ideas based on the concept of “Sensations”.

3. Clear Communication (30%): 

The clarity in conveying the concept (representation techniques will not be considered in the judging criteria).


  • Registration is free.

  • Register at

  • Submit online at E-mail:

  • Open to students, architects, urban planners, designers, artists and thinkers.

  • Submit as an individual or as a team (maximum of 4 members).

  • No restrictions on age, gender or nationality.

  • No limits on the number of submissions.

  • Work cannot be earlier published elsewhere.

  • Submissions cannot be built for work or completed projects.

  • The entrant should have legal rights and copyrights to all the material submitted. If the project contains any material or elements that are not owned by the entrant, the submission shall be excluded from any consideration. If it is later known that rights have been violated, the prize and award will be recalled.

  • The copyright of the project belongs to the entrant.

  • All materials submitted may be displayed and/or published at the discretion of The Association of Siamese Architects under Royal Patronage.


ศาวินี บูรณศิลปิน

Savinee Buranasilapin


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ผศ.ดร. รชพร ชูช่วย Rachaporn Choochuey 


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Tiantian Xu

DnA_Design and Architecture

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