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New Design Condo Interview: HB DESIGN

Interview: HB DESIGN “We find that the new market is towards smaller units; the proximity of apartments to transport hubs has become important. We are also looking at a different market sector of young urban professionals, “DINK” (the dual income with no kids)… .”     What is the concept behind HB Design’s condominium designs? […]

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Towards a Home Grown Architecture

Towards a Home Grown Architecture Krisda Rochanakorn Principal Habita To set Thailand apart from other tourist destinations, the Thai Tourism Authority played up scenes of our temples, palaces, houses along the canal, and our traditional dances. These images evoke what we envision to be our heaven. They became the dominant features in the shaping and […]

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Thai Roots and Contemporary Architecture

Thai Roots and Contemporary Architecture Sumet Jumsai The book Six Hundred Years of Work by Thai Artists & Architects by Choti Kalyanamitra, ASA 2003, gives a good inventory of works in the Thai design world, a product of Austronesian cultural entity overlaid with Indian civilization. Thai culture, with its distinctive art and architecture, is marked […]

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Small Medium Houses 3

INTRODUCTION BY DR. ISAAC JAMIESON ARCHITECT, ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST / CONSULTANT Small Medium Houses 3 is a compilation of 32 of the remarkable recent architectural projects of their kind, and by popular demand forms a sequel to the earlier volumes in this series. The selection process remains the same as before, with projects being chosen on […]