Jirawit Yamkleeb is a practising architect based in Bangkok. He was born in 1977 in Bangkok, Thailand. He received his Master of Science in Architecture, Major Urbanism, from Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands, in 2003 and Bachelor of Architecture from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, in 1999. Upon his graduation at TU Delft, his Thesis was selected as part of Transforming Asian Cities, a series of lectures and exhibitions in Delft, Rotterdam and Jakarta. In 2001, Jirawit won honourable mention prize for Shinkenchiku Residential Design Competition and was awarded The Japanese Government Fellowship Program for Artists from Abroad (Bunka-cho) in which he was under supervision of the Japan Institute of Architects (JIA). His works were also chosen by the Architectural League of New York in 2006 for Architecture and The Mail Project and by IaaC, Spain, in 2007 for the 2nd Advanced Architecture Contest. In 2009 he was also shortlisted for the 5th cycle of the WA Awards. In 2015, Jirawit co-founded archi.smith, a multi-disciplinary design firm based in Bangkok. During his free time, he is also a contributor for art4d, a magazine for architecture, design and arts in Thailand. He also runs 'acfacade', a repertoire of impacts of ac condensers on architecture and built environment, with a few of his like-minded friends from Singapore and Manila.