Bangkok Project Studio : The Wine House

A few kilometers from Bangkok (Thailand), in the city of Ayutthaya on the banks of Chao Phraya River in the heart of lush vegetation, is a popular venue for wine lovers: the Wine House Ayutthaya. The region hopes to make this a major tourist attraction.

It is in this site World Heritage of UNESCO, the architects of the Bangkok Project Studio install a square base parallelepiped 9 meters. Despite his 11 meters wide, the building interferes perfectly in this jungle setting with huge trees, thanks to a plywood dressing covered with a thin layer of resin, bringing to the surrounding wooded appearance. To protect the fragile case of rain and moisture, the architects also installed facades wide strips of PVC of a millimeter thick. Behind the curtain wall, the building rests on a post and beam system.

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If this "wine cellar" obviously has a bar on the ground floor, four platforms of various heights serviced by five spiral staircases offer a drink while enjoying the view of the river. Observation points facilitated by open sides that allow the natural light and cool the inside.

The strength of this book lies in its gigantism and finesse, as hardware space. The Wine House Thus a tasty blend of fragrances of wine and wood: a journey for the senses.

Photos: Studio Spaceshift

To learn more, visit the site of Bangkok Project Studio

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