ASWA — architectural studio of work – aholic — has designed a workplace with a collage facade for ta-tha-ta, a functional but playful thai brand bag, in bangkok. the 120 m2 project consists of 3.5 floors, where the first level is occupied by stocks. on the second floor, the space is used for assembling and a studio is located on the third floor with a mezzanine level intended to be a resting area. the small and narrow site has an existing big tree in the front yard of the property that contributes shading and a great view for the studio. with a 4-meter width, the building’s high gable roof tends to deflect the sun’s heat and provides extra relaxed space for the interior.


an existing big tree provides shading and view for the studio

 

 

thai based studio ASWA has selected a variety of metal meshes as the main material for the collage facade which refers to ta-tha-ta’s identity. by providing an outline, the architects and client selected a mesh pattern to complete the design. a full height window behind the facade overlooks a variation pattern and the serenity of a big tree. for the interior decoration, the project team provides space, finished materials, and furniture completed by ta-tha-ta to showcase their genuine identity.


old door frames from the old house was applied for the new entrance of the new studio


the collage facade is a functional but playful front for the studio


a variety of metal mesh shows a playful character of the studio


an extra space intended to use as a rest area


a double space allows the studio to have a great view towards the existing trees


view towards the stairway shows windows that can use for natural ventilation in every floor


stairway to the rest area


due to the limitation, a toilet is located in the middle of stairway to allow ventilation for every floor


a small platform is used to plant cactus


metal mesh is applied in stairway as well


an assembly area in the second floor also has a great view to an existing tree

 

 

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