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Ubon House / Supermachine Studio

  • 01:00 - 20 September, 2010
Ubon House / Supermachine Studio
Ubon House / Supermachine Studio, © Jaroonrat Vithoosuwan & Pirak Anurakyawachon
© Jaroonrat Vithoosuwan & Pirak Anurakyawachon

© Jaroonrat Vithoosuwan & Pirak Anurakyawachon © Jaroonrat Vithoosuwan & Pirak Anurakyawachon © Jaroonrat Vithoosuwan & Pirak Anurakyawachon © Jaroonrat Vithoosuwan & Pirak Anurakyawachon +16

From the architect. The villa is built around the exciting core idea of the young couple owner. The husband would like to make his working and living life even more inseparable by placing his working room hovering over the swimming pool so that he can dive into the pool directly from his table whenever he is stressful.

© Jaroonrat Vithoosuwan & Pirak Anurakyawachon
© Jaroonrat Vithoosuwan & Pirak Anurakyawachon

600 kilometres east of Bangkok, Ubonratchathani is a city with one of Thailand important River, Moon River. The couple chooses to build their house just outside of the city. The site is very close to the river and has a splendid view towards the loneliness green swamp created by the meandering river to the north side. The beauty is right in front but on the other side of the house is the depot for his supermarket chain. Life and work is never so far apart.

© Jaroonrat Vithoosuwan & Pirak Anurakyawachon
© Jaroonrat Vithoosuwan & Pirak Anurakyawachon

In such a context, the small working room is the main keychain that link different part of activities in their daily life. The room is elevated to the second floor and protruding over the 20 meter long swimming pool on the ground. The big glass window opening frames scene of the sole nature outside. This is a space where they spend all the “in between” time; after waking up, after coming back from their work place or before going to bed. The room is to accommodate those unclear working and living activities in the modern personal lifestyle; playing game, having coffee, checking emails or jumping into the water.

© Jaroonrat Vithoosuwan & Pirak Anurakyawachon
© Jaroonrat Vithoosuwan & Pirak Anurakyawachon

Although the villa is built with modern architectural language, it takes a lot of tropical and social factors into consideration. When the sliding gates and glass doors on the ground floor are fully opened, the ground floor will be fully ventilated by natural wind South-North. The living space then is extended outward to the terrace and swimming pool making it one whole continuous living area. This semi-open space is configured to encourage non air-con living as much as possible. This architectural setting is similar to the old traditional Thai house where the enclosed space is elevated leaving the ground free for multipurpose family living.

© Jaroonrat Vithoosuwan & Pirak Anurakyawachon
© Jaroonrat Vithoosuwan & Pirak Anurakyawachon
Cite: "Ubon House / Supermachine Studio" 20 Sep 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/77954/ubon-house-supermachine-studio/>
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TheVisualSpot · July 27, 2011

You can jump from the house to the swimming pool! I love this simple playful concept - http://t.co/feKMH81

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Michael Baugus · September 25, 2010

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TONA'S DENBOW · September 23, 2010

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dan debuf · September 21, 2010

thailand dream home: http://is.gd/fkS2V

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dfg · September 21, 2010

jumping into pool concept is so awesome that there is no need to show plans

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cool_guy · September 21, 2010

if you want the owner jump from his balcony, why you put railing? instead of putting jumping board on it?

pupil · September 24, 2010 10:31 PM

the railing was installed after construction because his mom/dad was scared of accident!!! (i heard from a designer)

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James Droske · September 21, 2010

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up_today_arch · September 21, 2010

Is this jumper the owner of this house?... Is he happy or not finally?:)..... About architecture: I like this frame as the basis for cantilever.

v-pikhay · September 20, 2010

??! ????????????? super!

Thom · September 20, 2010

The diving board concept is perfect!

PatrickLBC · September 20, 2010

Awesome!! Every office should come with an anti-stress pool jump.

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