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It's Sara / Integrated Field

  • 19:00 - 25 January, 2016
It's Sara / Integrated Field
It's Sara  / Integrated Field, © Ketsiree Wongwan
© Ketsiree Wongwan

© Ketsiree Wongwan © Ketsiree Wongwan © Ketsiree Wongwan © Ketsiree Wongwan + 28

  • Landscape architect

    Integrated Field
  • Lighting designer

    Kullakaln Gururatana
  • Structural engineer

    Basic design co.,ltd.
  • Electrical engineer

    Site 83 engineering studio
  • Sanitary engineer

    Site 83 engineering studio
  • Main contractor

    SE Surasak engineering
  • Interior contractor

    The brick design & construction
  • Softscape contractor

    M.J. Gardens Co.,Ltd.
  • D&W contractor

  • Electrical contractor

    ST 2511 Engineering Co.,Ltd.
  • Owner

    Pimpaka Wongmanasuk
  • Architecture area

    460 sq.m. (Indoor) + 120 sq.m. (Outdoor)
  • Landscape area

    980 sq.m. (Hardscape) + 1060 sq.m. (Softscape)
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© Ketsiree Wongwan
© Ketsiree Wongwan

" Café in the garden "

With the owner’s love of gardens and trees, IF proposed this IT’S SARA café as a place where people could experience the permeation between the indoor and the outdoor space.

The intertwining of layers of each element is how the boundary between outside and inside was blurred and became almost invisible.

© Ketsiree Wongwan
© Ketsiree Wongwan

Components such as lawn, plants, trees and tiles are randomly placed on smooth steps continuously from surroundings into the area under the roof. These components also define room for the outdoor space. Meanwhile components such as roof and wall are just floating over the garden with little connections through the intentionally un-aligned slim steel columns. Translucent panels, assembled on the waffle steel structure roof, allow the natural light to interpenetrate into the covering area. Clear glass walls define the clear vision between air-conditioned volume and outside.

© Ketsiree Wongwan
© Ketsiree Wongwan
Ground Floor Plan
Ground Floor Plan
© Ketsiree Wongwan
© Ketsiree Wongwan

The property and relationship of all these layers are generating a space where the artificial boundary between landscape, architecture and interior is eliminated and create a simple definition of having coffee in a garden.

© Ketsiree Wongwan
© Ketsiree Wongwan
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© Ketsiree Wongwan

公园咖啡馆 / Integrated Field