Essence in an Eatery

October 31, 2015: “ABC represents the starting point, the most basic essence of eating,” according to restaurateur Pakamon “Nina” Somboonvechakarn.  The goal is to combine creativity along with high-quality ingredients to give taste and nutrition to the menu. For the design of the ABC Eatery, Architectkidd devised various techniques to filter natural light into the interior […]

Curved Steel Fabrications

February 11, 2015: For a recent interior design project, Architectkidd designed a steel screen for the lobby of a high rise residential building complex. The intricate pattern is made from steel plates that were individually curved. Each of the plates were then completed with a hand-finished copper coating.   The challenge during the fabrication was bending […]

Steel Techniques.

August 4, 2011: The Architectkidd team is currently working on a project that involves designing with steel in construction and detailing.  So during a review of a full-scale mockup that is in progress, several  Architectkidd designers visited a steel fabrication factory in Pathum Thani, on the northern outskirts of Bangkok. The type of projects this […]

Sound Wave: Hard Rock Facade.

July 16, 2011: The design for the new Hard Rock Cafe in Bangkok will mark a new approach for the global Hard Rock brand. This is probably most dynamically expressed in the facade design of the building’s exterior. For Architectkidd, the starting point for this facade design were the shapes, rhythms and structures of sound. […]

Hand Made Facades.

July 23, 2010: We’re not quite facade engineering specialists, but we have been using our curiosity as motivation to investigate possibilities and materials in buildings.  In the process, we hope to develop designs that are not strictly limited to functional or technical criteria.  In this recent project, we have created a new 3-storey facade using […]

Smooth Reception.

March 1, 2009: The Thai Obayashi wood reception counter is now installed in the company’s headquarters building on Rachadamri Road.  This counter is the final piece for this project, which involves the renovation of the office building’s interior spaces. What was interesting for us was that there was a high level of collaboration and experimentation compared to other commercial projects. […]

Green Walls.

May 1, 2008: The headquarters for Goodwill has been completed. The building provides a new workplace environment for administrative staff and engineers who build and maintain the industrial kitchen equipment that the company provides to its clients. In developing the design for the workplace environment, we studied the possibilities for applying soft landscape for every architectural surface of this building.  We developed details to […]