Thanin Voranate

Thanin Voranate was born in Bangkok in 1955. After gaining his Bachelors Degree in architecture from Chulalongkorn University in 1979, he spent five years working with Ongard Satrabhandhu concentrating on private residential projects before joining M.L. Tridosyuth Devakula where he was responsible for various benchmark projects from concept through to completion including Suanluang Rama IX, Khaokor Palace and Royal Phuket Yacht Club.

He has deep and wide experience of designing Residential, Culture and Leisure buildings across the country. In 1989, he found Trend Design in Bangkok. Over the past two decades the company gained a reputation in Residential and Leisure industry. Current and recent work includes Chiva-som International Health Resort, Rest Detail Hotel, Kaban Tamor Resort, Aka Resort and The Peak Luxury Condominium in Hua Hin.

Apart from his role as a lecturer, speaker for the universities and as an adviser and consultant for many design studios, he also sit as a Managing Director of Foster +Partners (Thailand) Co.,Ltd in 2014.

Nithi Voranate

Nithi Voranate received his Bachelors of Architecture from Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok and joined Trend Design in 2003. Initially, he was responsible for a number of private houses and hotels including Aka Resort and Rest Detail Hotel which was award ‘Best Beach Hotel’ from Inaugural Boutique Hotel Award UK.

In 2007, Nithi moved to London to study at University of the Arts London (UAL) where he gained his Master’s Degree in Interior Design with distinction.

On graduation he joined Foster + Partners, the world-renowned architectural firm based in London where he was involved in various award wining design competitions and has worked on a wide range of work, from urban masterplans, cultural buildings, offices building to private houses and interior design, including The Troika in Malaysia, Central Market Development in Abu Dhabi, Global Financial Centre in Shanghai, Zayed National Museum, Adnec Arena and Masdar City in Abu Dhabi and Luxury Resort in Montenegro.

Shortly after return to Thailand, He rejoins Trend Design in 2012. Recent works include Surf Spot Hua Hin, Thonglor 10 Hotel, Burirattana Hotel in Chiang Mai and Spicy H Advertising Agency and Spa Hakuhodo in Bangkok.

In 2014, he co-found Foster+Partner (Thailand) Co.,Ltd with Foster+Partner London


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