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U38 House / OfficeAT

U38 House / OfficeAT

© Rungkit Charoenwat       © Rungkit Charoenwat       © Rungkit Charoenwat       © Rungkit Charoenwat       + 42

Bangkok, Thailand
  • Architects: OfficeAT
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  368
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2014
  • Photographs Photographs:  Rungkit Charoenwat
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Interwood, Modern glass, Siam Yamato
  • Structural Engineer : Sarawut Yuanteng
  • System Engineer : Petch Panyangam
  • Contractor : S.P. Civil System Co., Ltd.
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© Rungkit Charoenwat
© Rungkit Charoenwat

Text description provided by the architects. SITE: The U38 house is located in Bangkok, Thailand. The 400 sqm house was designed for a couple and a child in the site next to the husband existing family house surrounded by typical suburban houses.

© Rungkit Charoenwat
© Rungkit Charoenwat
© Rungkit Charoenwat
© Rungkit Charoenwat

STRUCTURE:  Since the owner and also a builder himself need to complete a house within 4 months, architect decided to use very simple steel structure on 6 by 5 meter grid to build it as fast as possible.

Diagram
Diagram

PROGRAM: The program is a 2 story house. Architect place the building on one side to keep some space for green area & swimming pool with carport at the front. On the ground floor including open plan of living room and dining room  which are facing onto swimming pool and outdoor terrace. The second floor is composed of master bedroom, son bedroom and family room.

© Rungkit Charoenwat
© Rungkit Charoenwat
Floor Plan 01
Floor Plan 01
© Rungkit Charoenwat
© Rungkit Charoenwat

SCREEN: In order to protect Heat from the Tropical climate of South East Asia and creates privacy for the 2nd floor. Architect design a long terrace on the side to keep the room from the heat outside  and moveable recycles wood skin panels  over glass layer for more privacy and heat protection.

© Rungkit Charoenwat
© Rungkit Charoenwat

MATERIALS: Architect chose nature material for this house by use steel structure, painted plastered wall and brick wall and wood lattice.

© Rungkit Charoenwat
© Rungkit Charoenwat

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Cite: "U38 House / OfficeAT" 13 Dec 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/801223/u38-house-officeat/> ISSN 0719-8884

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