Sited on Ratchadamri Road, the new AUAA Building reveals its distinctive architectural attributes and intriguing details of materials and geometric form. The semi-public building stands in its full glory in Bangkok’s most upscale district, surrounded by expensive condominium projects, high-rise office buildings, and large-scale public parks. These qualities and factors become both the homework and challenge for the design team of EAST Architects.
With no end in sight when it comes to our battle with future novel diseases, it is the right time for us to review how humans’ endeavors to cope with COVID-19 have shaped the state of New Normal and its influences on the way one lives, including some of the possible dimensions in the way we think about and design architecture and cities.
Modern Architecture has been a subject of interest in Thailand for more than 70 years. The modern way of life, advances in technology, society, and growing economy have influenced the architectural practices inspired largely by foreign architects as well as a divergence in the use of natural materials in construction to reinforced concrete. Due to these factors the role of architectural design during this period is a symbol of these advance.
In her latest book, Radical Architecture of the Future, curator and architecture critic Beatrice Galilee, questions the role of future architecture, possibilities of new design applications beyond current imagination and the most radical take we could accept.
For the first time since the Serpentine Gallery began its operations, the Serpentine Pavilion Initiative that the commission has extended to the other areas of the city outside the Kensington Gardens. Another first to be celebrated is that the pavilion was designed by the youngest female architect Sumayya Vally who leads the Johannesburg practice- Counterspace