bangkok university student activity center by supermachine studio
all images © wison tungthunya

 

 

 

the bangkok university student activity center by supermachine studio comprises diverse facility spaces, mainly designed for out of classroom classroom use. from photo studios, music rehearsal rooms, a thai dance club, faculty and meeting rooms, to a cheerleader training hall, the existing building is transformed into a 32 compact room dormitory inserted with 12 compact courtyards. originally damaged from a flood in 2011, the renovation merges two gabled ceilings into a new single roof with structural elements to increase the functionality of the space, increasing the edifice footprint to accommodate a greater amount of users.  at the rear end of the building is a completely new structure that house the ‘bu pom pom’ club; the 16 meter-high gymnasium acts as the training ground for the bangkok university cheerleading team.

Bangkok University Student Activity Center

the existing building was transformed into an community center after the thailand flood in 2011

Bangkok University Student Activity Center

the outer skin of the building is re-clad throughout with cedar shingles

Bangkok University Student Activity Center

Bangkok University Student Activity Center

the bangkok university student activity center hosts a series of studios, music rehearsal spaces and meeting rooms

Bangkok University Student Activity Center

 the existing building was transformed into an community center after the thailand flood in 2011

Bangkok University Student Activity Center

 

 

half of the inner space has been repainted systematically, with the existing corridors utilizing vibrant yellows, purples, greens, pinks and turquoise colorways. to acheieve natural illumination, skylights flood the space with ample light, creating a vivid atmosphere.

Bangkok University Student Activity Center

Bangkok University Student Activity Center

 the corridors have been systematically repainted to create a unified working environment

Bangkok University Student Activity Center