Today, our team visited the construction site of Speck Hostel. It has been a while our lovely client building his hotel due to many unforeseeable factors. However it is more promising than ever that our project is reaching the finish line. It could take a few more months till SPECK is in full operation we think.
Project : Speck Hostel
Location: Sukhumvit, Bangkok, Thailand
Size: 590 SQ.M.
Project type: Architectural Renovation & Interior Design
Timeline: Designed 2017, Will be completed in Q2 2020
Design team: Pitupong Chaowakul with Kasidis Puaktes, Hutsama Juntaratana and Katanyoo Angwattanapanich
Design Team: Rachanone Thaikaew and Krit Parephan
Project type: Music festival production design
Location: Live Park, Bangkok
Lighting design and operate: Lightsource
It is our 2nd time this year to get involve with HIP-HOP. Now we have already believe that it is a big HIT here in Thailand. We are in charge of designing all big and small elements in the festival including main stage, mini stage, street dance space, landmark and showcase spaces. It is a mini project that we take a chance to catch up with today’s teen culture that sometimes we have to admit that it is not very easy.
Project size: 300 SQ.M. (Aprox.)
Project type: Architecture and Interior
It was the same time when our director about the turn his small house in Bangkok into a garage, we were approached by a client, who has crazy lifestyle, to design pretty much of the same program but in a much crazier degree.
The 300 SQ.M. living garage is a house for our client’s hobbies. It should accommodate spaces for a collection of his motorbikes and exotic cars as well as a small private recording studio and some corners to party with his friends. And all should be done in relatively low budget.
Our design of the garage is combination of simple geometries criss-crossing on each other and covered by a single simplistic tilt roof. The overlapping masses create different kind of open and semi open space in the project, ie; a pool, a party balcony or cliff climbing space. The 2 main high-light spaces are his motorbilke and car garage where we propose a large glass doors and aDark Knight style, fully illuminated ceiling. On second floor are space for a record room and a naturally ventilated party balcony.
Project: Osotspa building P2 office renovation
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Project size: 9,000 SQ.M. (aprox.)
Design team: Pitupong Chaowakul with Theerayut Somtua and Yupadee Suvisith
Design Team: Pitupong Chaowakul with Yupadee Suvisith, Theerayut Somtua
Project scope of work: Interior design
Size: 600 SQ.M.
Location: Osotspa HQ., Ramkhamhang, Bangkok
Completion: Q2 2018
Design team: Pitupong Chaowakul with Sujinda Kawkham, Hutsama Juntaratana and Rachanone Thaikaew
Year of completion: November 2018
Location: GMM Live house, Bangkok
Never Say Cutz is a popular gentleman barber shop started in 2008 by a famous Thai Hip-Hop singer, Way Thaitanium and his wife. It has been expanding to have more than 10 branches around Thailand. For their 10 years anniversary, they want to organize a Hip-Hop concert + a barber service + a basketball together in one event to thank to their fans as well as get the staffs together. The event is to take place in an indoor concert hall, GMM Live house at Central world, downtown Bangkok.
With this unique combination, we take on the project starting by combining barber space+concert and basket ball stand. Placing a row of barber station on top of the spectator platform is to create an unusual way of cutting hair while watching performance of artists at the same time. The barber stand is placed near to audiences’ entrance to divide a foyer zone where people can get drink and socialize.
The stage design goes very simple and clean. A single tilt frame full of moving lights is placed covering the stage. We would like to create concert scenes painted by beam of lights in different colors as this is an indoor venue where the environment is easy to be controlled. With this simple configuration of lights, performance scenes can be vary from monumental to aggressive or even pop.