Kulapat Yantrasast

Architect and Creative Director

Kulapat Yantrasast is the founding principal and creative director of wHY. Born in Bangkok, Kulapat worked as Tadao Ando’s close associate for more than seven years in Japan, leading several important US and European museum and culture projects. Regarded as a new generation architect, Kulapat’s interdisciplinary approach to architecture and design is largely shaped and inspired by his passion for food and society, viewing each project as a mix of ingredients that yields its own unique recipe. His approach and philosophy provides a purity of structure and clarity of thought with an openness and desire for creating dynamic environments, earning him numerous honors and awards over the years.