Studio Spotlight: Naiipa Art Complex & Inter Crop Office

Stu/D/O Architects designed two projects in Bangkok that are not your typical commercial buildings. Using fragmentation and fractalisation, the architects created green spaces, embracing nature and blurring boundaries. NAIIPA ART COMPLEX How does one create architecture where the goal is to minimise the architectural presence on-site? The architects of Naiipa (literally meaning “deep in the […]

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Mekong in crisis

by Gayatri Mutum Almost a decade ago, the World Bank described the Mekong Delta as one of the most sensitive areas to climate change. That future is now here. About 70 million people reside along the Mekong. It is one of the longest rivers in the world and has a distinctive ecosystem in Southeast Asia. The […]

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X2 River Kwai


X2 River Kwai is a resort located on the Khwae Noi River in the province of Kanchanaburi, which played an important role in the past centuries during the Thai-Burmese conflict. The resort’s design was an attempt to be part of the local context by applying local design and building techniques in a progressive way. Thus, the […]

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KuRVe 7


THE COMMUNITY MALL The owner of this project saw a potential in his land being developed as part of a dense residential atmosphere at the Krungthep Kreetha district, in the eastern part of Bangkok. It was immediately decided that this 9,600-square-metre site was to be an outdoor shopping arcade in order to respond to the lifestyles of […]

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