The house of marble in Thailand
• The house of marble in Thailand
The unusual marble building was designed by the studio Openbox Architects in Bangkok, Thailand. The idea of creating a monolithic architectural masterpiece of 1000 square meters is implemented in such a way that the house at the same time seems to be a massive and incredibly easy, partly hanging in the air, sometimes falling on the ground marble boulders.
To achieve a uniquely shaped mansion managed by internal displacement and non-linear building surfaces. Marble House is located at one end of a rectangular plot of land in another part grows magnificent tree, which certainly wanted to keep putting in its shade pavilion in modern style. Contrast simple geometry and living tree is reflected in a smooth water surface of the basin, creating surprising atmosphere. Marble residence represented by large, but lungs wall tiles with marble pattern, brick closing frame. They help cool the house in hot climates.
Presence of balconies in the urban environment and the proximity of the neighbors is a necessity. The architects created a protected, but open terraces, which provide privacy without hindering the natural light and ventilation.
Game materials, space and form creates a strong connection between architecture, landscape and interior design.
Photographs: Wison Tungthunya