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Multipurpose classroom, Phu Chi Fah Forest Fire Control Station / Geodesic Design Co.,Ltd.

  • 22:00 - 22 February, 2017
Multipurpose classroom, Phu Chi Fah Forest Fire Control Station / Geodesic Design Co.,Ltd.
Multipurpose classroom, Phu Chi Fah Forest Fire Control Station / Geodesic Design Co.,Ltd., © Jeerawat Chutiwattanathada
© Jeerawat Chutiwattanathada

© Jeerawat Chutiwattanathada               © Jeerawat Chutiwattanathada               © Jeerawat Chutiwattanathada               © Jeerawat Chutiwattanathada               +29

  • Architects

  • Location

    1093, Tambon Tap Tao, Amphoe Thoeng, Chang Wat Chiang Rai 57310, Thailand
  • Architects in Charge

    Somboon Sudmaksri xUG, Santan Viengsima xUG
  • Area

    80.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Contributor

    ASA ISO Co.,Ltd., Lock-Build Group, SAS27
  • Owner

    Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conversation. / Area 15 (Chiangrai)
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© Jeerawat Chutiwattanathada
© Jeerawat Chutiwattanathada

From the architect. Phu Chi Fa Forest Fire Control Station is located two hours' ride up the mountain on the Thai-Laos border in Chiangrai, 800 kilometers from Bangkok. The station takes care of about 3,000 square kilometers forest area. Firefighters also tour schools in this area to give lectures on forest fire prevention. They need a new classroom in the station.

© Jeerawat Chutiwattanathada
© Jeerawat Chutiwattanathada
Exploded Axonometric
Exploded Axonometric
© Jeerawat Chutiwattanathada
© Jeerawat Chutiwattanathada

Friends of the station raised a small fund for the classroom. Staffs and architects decided on the solution of minimum purchasing and transporting of materials from city. Firefighters also volunteered to build the classroom themselves.

© Jeerawat Chutiwattanathada
© Jeerawat Chutiwattanathada

Walls are of red earth dug up on site mixed with cement. Roof structure is of bamboo from nearby groves. Thatching is an old local wisdom. Skylight dome is custom made in Bangkok. Moreover, other parts and details can be made locally.

© Jeerawat Chutiwattanathada
© Jeerawat Chutiwattanathada
© Jeerawat Chutiwattanathada
© Jeerawat Chutiwattanathada
© Jeerawat Chutiwattanathada
© Jeerawat Chutiwattanathada

Local carpenter came in to helped ( thanks to Sla Don, Sla Kiad, Sla Udd ). They shared technics and construction traditions which were greatly appreciated.

Floor Plan
Floor Plan
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Section

The architects and the firefighters wish that locals will adapt the same use of materials and methods to build houses and other things in future.

© Jeerawat Chutiwattanathada
© Jeerawat Chutiwattanathada
Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite: "Multipurpose classroom, Phu Chi Fah Forest Fire Control Station / Geodesic Design Co.,Ltd." 22 Feb 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/803389/mutipurpose-classroom-and-phu-chi-fah-forest-fire-control-station-geodesic-design/>
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