thai-based SO architects (situation based operation) has been commissioned to redesign DP group’s new four storey headquarters in thailandDP group is a family-run business with a warm working atmosphere, where the architects aim to reflect the company’s philosophy through its newly renovated building. the owner’s penthouse is placed on the top floor, and the executives’ working duplex is at the very back of the building, with it own staircase and glass court for their privacy.

family-run DP group is a harbors a warm working atmosphere



in order to recreate an organic environment, SO architects have incorporated an abundance of natural elements. the glass courts feature a garden filled with natural light, renewing the connection between floors and to revise the flow of the working spaces. have installed a newly protruding metal façade to generate shade during the hot summer months. some of the pre-existing floor plates that included the large balcony were erased to insert the glass courts, skylights and tree to be the new staples of each space.

the glass-clad hallway

the balcony and building’s façade are embraced by the newly expanded metal shell for shading

SO architects have incorporated an abundance of natural elements in order to recreate an organic environment

the natural environment creates a space that encourages growth

the wooden floor adds to the organic aesthetic

a section of the building

the CEO’s penthouse on the roof

plants are prevalent throughout the headquarters

the exterior metal façade illuminated at nighttime

details of the building’s entrance



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