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.
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
The Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University in collaboration with the Association of Siamese Architects under Royal Patronage organized a design competition for “Ramathibodisriayuthya Medical Center”
“We really believe that architecture is an art. It is made of precision, delicacy and kindness. So, in a way, making a project could be like making a poem. When you make a poem, you try to find a few words but only these ones can make this sentence or this text so beautiful”
2021 International Residential Architecture Conceptual Design CompetitionPhoto Courtesy of Pongpol Puangniyom & Mah Yi Jun