Erik L’Heureux FAIA is a celebrated American architect and educator who has a special expertise in designing for the dense equatorial city. Erik migrated to the tropics from New York City in 2003. Despite his cool climate background, he has built a thriving creative practice throughout South East Asia.

A former wooden boat builder, he practiced architecture in New York while teaching at the Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture at The Cooper Union and later has taught at the National University of Singapore and Washington University in St. Louis.

He has received several design awards for his work including being awarded with the Wheelwright Prize from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design for expanding his research on equatorial architecture around the globe. Other awards include the American Institute of Architects New York, Society of American Registered Architects New York, The World Architecture Festival Design Award, and President’s Design Award Singapore among others.

Erik is a is registered architect in the USA, a member of the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects (FAIA) and a LEED Accredited Professional.
A Simple Factory Building
Hut House
Twin Towers


PIA Interior is Thailand's leading design firm with o ver 20 years of diverse experience in the design and e xecution of Hotels, Resorts, Private Residences, Corporate offices, Retail spaces and Cultural event spaces throughout SEA.

A team of professionals led by Rujiraporn "PIA" Wanglee (Founder and President) and alongside noteworthy Senior Design Partners, each possesses over 20 years of design experience. PIA has a successful track record of pertinent projects locally and internationally.

Rujiraporn PIA Wanglee graduated from Inchbald School of Interior Design, England and Hartwell House School of Fine Arts, England.

With an extensive client list in corporate, retail and hospitality, her company's projects have included designing the
interiors for Hotel Muse, The Okura Prestige and renovations for Siam Paragon.

Earned multiple awards and recognitions, Rujiporn and PIA claimed numerous awards in the multi-faceted sphere of Architecture, Hotels, Private Residences, Retail spaces and more. Noteworthy awards includes:

Rujiraporn PIA Wanglee

Mega Food Walk, Megabangna
The Reserve Sukhumvit
Akira Back