bsides is an architectural design studio based in Bangkok founded by Takumi Saito and Pornpas Siricururatana in 2012. Working through both permanent and impermanent media, we strive to extend the possibility of the existing structure, regional environment, urban conditions and people’s experience.

Adress: 999/84 Soi Vibhavadi Rangsit 60 (Bangbua) Talat Bang Khen, Lak Si, Bangkok 10210
Please contact us to, +66 (0)65 727 5258



  • “Towards a new vernacular: From what to how the japansese house take shape” art4d #221 as guest editor, 2015
  • “Ho Chi Minh City: From individuals to the city” art4d #232 as guest editor, 2016

Takumi Saito

1986 Born in Gumma, Japan
2009 Bachelor of Engineering (Architecture), University of Tokyo
2012 Master of Engineering (Architecture), University of Tokyo
2012- Founded bsides with Pornpas Siricururatana
2014-2019 Thai Takenaka International Ltd, as deputy manager of design department

Takumi has been invited as guest critique or lecturer in institutions as: King Mongkut’s University-SoA+D, Silpakorn University, Chulalongkorn University-INDA and Kasetsart University.

Pornpas Siricururatana

1985 Born in Bangkok, Thailand
2009 Bachelor of Engineering (Architecture), University of Tokyo
2011 Master of Engineering (Architecture), University of Tokyo
2011-2014 Cultural Officer, In-house architect at Office of Contemporary Art and Culture, Ministry of Culture
2012 Founded bsides with Takumi Saito
2014-  Lecturer at Department of Architecture, Kasetsart University
2021 PhD (Architecture), University of Tokyo

Pornpas has been a lecturer at the Faculty of Architecture, Kasetsart University, since 2014. She was a guest critic at SoA+D and Chulalongkorn university and a guest lecturer at various institutions, including Kyushu University, Tokyo University of Science, and Japan Women’s University.

Pornpas’s selected publication

斉藤 拓海
建築家 1986年群馬県生まれ。2012年に東京大学修士課程卒業後、タイ・バンコクでbsidesを設立。2014年-2019年 竹中工務店タイ法人Thai Takenaka International Ltd., 勤務。

ポーンパット シリクルラタナ
建築家 大学講師 1985年バンコク生まれ。2011年に東京大学修士課程卒業後、タイ・バンコクでbsidesを設立。2011年-2014年 タイ王国文化省 Office of Contemporary Art and CultureにてCultural Officer、In-House Architectとして勤務。2014年-カセサート大学建築学科常勤講師。2021年に東京大学工学系研究科博士課程修了。