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  7. Urbaan Home Building Renovation / MUN Architects

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Urbaan Home Building Renovation / MUN Architects

  • 01:00 - 2 December, 2014
Urbaan Home Building Renovation / MUN Architects
Urbaan Home Building Renovation  / MUN Architects, © Chaovarith Poonphol
© Chaovarith Poonphol

© Chaovarith Poonphol © Chaovarith Poonphol © Chaovarith Poonphol © Chaovarith Poonphol + 21

© Chaovarith Poonphol
© Chaovarith Poonphol

Text description provided by the architects. A 4 storey building renovation project in the center of Bangkok, an old typical office building is turned to a furniture showroom for a group of Thai furniture maker.

© Chaovarith Poonphol
© Chaovarith Poonphol

Since most of the products are for home use, the interior has to create the feeling of being inside houses.

Elevation Day
Elevation Day
Elevation Night
Elevation Night

Wood partitions, gabled ceilings, flat ceilings, and materials are the components that have been used and represent houses’ interior.

© Chaovarith Poonphol
© Chaovarith Poonphol

Sense of privacy are created and the furniture can be set up nicely just like when they are used.  These architectural languages have been brought to the façade of the building to attract people who drive along Rachada Road.

The façade even comes to life when the sun goes down.

© Chaovarith Poonphol
© Chaovarith Poonphol
Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite: "Urbaan Home Building Renovation / MUN Architects" 02 Dec 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/571718/urbaan-home-building-renovation-mun-architects/> ISSN 0719-8884