|  |  | FACADE / TOUCH Architect

|  |  | FACADE  / TOUCH Architect - Windows
© Ketsiree Wongwan

Text description provided by the architects. We, as a group of architects, used to spend our working time here in this studio for over three years. So, we found many problems during the stay, such as, direct sunlight will come through glass windows for all afternoon, it increase temperature inside the building. Moreover, the front door façade has been ruined as it was deteriorating by time.

|  |  | FACADE  / TOUCH Architect - Windows
© Ketsiree Wongwan
|  |  | FACADE  / TOUCH Architect - Windows
© Ketsiree Wongwan

Our solution for these problems is to create a new façade which has included many functions due to the existing problems.


The name of this project, | | | F A C A D E, was simply defined by the pattern of main structure which has 4 rhythmic of translucent void. The structure itself is made of wood and has been attached to an existing reinforced concrete column and beam. Functional used was added underneath the façade which hanging down and continue to be a set of horizontal wood trellis.

|  |  | FACADE  / TOUCH Architect - Facade
© Ketsiree Wongwan

There are 2 main purposes of this façade: 

1) Climate and Time Purpose – translucent poly-carbonate can help reduce heat from sunlight during afternoon, while in the morning and at night, opening windows allow natural ventilation while privacy still occurs.

2) Functional Purpose – umbrella hanger, mailbox, outdoor counter bar, and multi-purpose shelf.

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Address:Bangkok, Thailand

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Cite: "|  |  | FACADE / TOUCH Architect" 21 Jun 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/789951/facade-touch-architect> ISSN 0719-8884

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