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  7. Glass House at Sindhorn / OFFICE AT

Glass House at Sindhorn / OFFICE AT

  • 20:00 - 16 November, 2015
Glass House at Sindhorn / OFFICE AT
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  • Architects

  • Location

    Bangkok, Thailand
  • Architects in Charge

    Surachai Akekapobyotin, Juthathip Techachumreon
  • Area

    1650.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

  • Architect Team

    Natthee Anuyotha, Chollatee Mayurarak
  • Structural Engineer

    Sarawut Yuanteng
  • System Engineer

    Mitr Technical Consultant Co.,Ltd.
  • Contractor

    Thai Obayashi Corp., Ltd.
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Text description provided by the architects. Site: Sindhorn Building built in 1980, a more than 80,000 sq.m. Office building located on one of the most beautiful road in Bangkok called Wireless road, has been extended several times. Until now the owner has an intension to reimage the building by having a spectacular building in front of it to create new image and programs to support the building.

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First Floor Plan
First Floor Plan
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Program: The main programs of the new building which is called “Glass house at Sindhorn building” are 4 fine dining restaurants with mezzanine floor and one small cigar bar. As well as, the site has a big tree that needs to preserve.

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Separated:  All fine dining restaurants are separated to connect indoor and outdoor space and create better dining atmosphere. Moreover, they are combined together with outdoor dining plaza.

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View & Ventilation: By splitting all restaurants apart, Each restaurant and Sindhorn building can easily access from public road. the new and existing buildings also get better view and ventilation too.       

Section Perspective
Section Perspective

Icon:The new glasshouse, a brand-new icon of Sindhorn building, represents new image of the project, so it is shaped as crystal and this crystalized form is clad with glass to match its own concept.

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Shade:  Moreover, the glasshouse location is on Wireless road where there are a lot of big trees as the road symbolic. The roof is designed specially to reflect the feeling of dining under tree shading.

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Structure: The special structure takes double spans, each span length is 25 meter and at both ends are cantilevered as long as 20 meter, so that makes a 90 meter long roof. Moreover, this main structure is designed as the X shape to preserve the big tree in the site.

Exploded Axonometric
Exploded Axonometric

Branch: Additionally, to make the roof more appealing  the roof is designed to have another layer of 31 horizontal steel fins that have irregularly shape as tree branches to create under tree shading mood and movement feeling underneath.

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Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite: "Glass House at Sindhorn / OFFICE AT" 16 Nov 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/777173/glass-house-at-sindhorn-office-at/> ISSN 0719-8884
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