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.
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