Mon, 20 May 2019 01:00
Local property firms pick up on ‘green’ trend
Thailand’s property firms have also joined the global trend towards “smart and green architecture”.
Wed, 01 May 2019 01:00
ARCHITECT ‘19 GREEN EXPERIENCE TAKES CENTRE STAGE
The Architect ’19 exposition kicked off yesterday under the concept of “Living Green”, and sponsored by the Association of Siamese Architects under the Royal Patronage (ASA) and the NCC Exhibition Organiser.
Tue, 30 Apr 2019 01:00
Great walls of steel
Steel manufacturer SYS has launches its latest two innovations – “SYS Primerbond”, hot rolled structural steel with excellent corrosion protection, and “Solar Carport”, a prefab metal carport with solar power system. Both innovations allow construction to be more convenient, efficient and responsive to the diverse demands.
Tue, 09 Apr 2019 11:00
Architecture on the tracks
Japan’s Seibu Railway introduces its new limited express train “Laview”, the exterior and interior of which have been designed by world-renowned architect Kazuyo Sejima to develop a new :never seen before train car”.
Mon, 08 Apr 2019 01:00
Sustainable architecture gaining in stature
FROM THE USE of solar panels and energy-efficient glass to combining design with forestry, sustainable architecture is reaching new heights in Asia, according to a research by real estate agent JLL.
Mon, 08 Apr 2019 01:00
Rama IV Road turning over a new leaf
RAMA IV Road in Bangkok will be turned into a hub of green architecture in Bangkok with the planned development of new projects, designed under the environmentally friendly and energy-saving concept, between 2020 and 2025.
Fri, 29 Mar 2019 01:00
From outrage to icon: Paris marks 30 years of Louvre’s pyramid
It was once decried as an architectural “obscenity”, but as the Louvre’s glass pyramid turns 30 today, it has become a cherished icon of the French capital.
Wed, 27 Mar 2019 01:00
Renewable architecture in the spotlight
Contemporary clothing brand Cos will join the Salone del Mobile Fair 2019 from April 9 and 14, to launch Conifera, where it will launch large-scale 3D printed architectural installation made from renewable resources by London-based French architect Arthur Mamou-Mani.
Wed, 13 Mar 2019 01:00
Fairytales in the hills
Taking its name from the word labyrinth, Hotel Labaris Khao Yai is a new themed hotel with castle-like architecture in the Khao Yai hills.
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 01:00
The house that Khan built
A newly restored “gingerbread” house delights with its wooden architecture savoured alongside coffee and Thai desserts
Fri, 08 Feb 2019 01:00
Building a better world
Sustainable living and care for the environment will be the guiding principles of this spring’s Architect ’19 exposition
Wed, 30 Jan 2019 01:00
White chedi to serve as memorial to revered monk
A WHITE chedi in Thai-Lao architectural style and resting on an octagonal platform – signifying the much-revered Luang Phor Koon Parisuttho’s simplicity, humility, purity and graciousness – will soon be built as a memorial atop his temporary crematorium at Buddhamonton Isan in Khon Kaen’s Muang district.
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 14:31
Gypsum Products holds workshops for architects and home builders
Thai Gypsum Products recently held a series of seminars to inform local architects and home builders about its products.
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 01:00
Germany’s Hafele keeps its faith in Myanmar, despite current slowdown
THOUGH SOME multinational companies still wait and see to enter Myanmar, Hafele Ltd, a German company providing architectural hardware and electronic access control systems with presence in more than 150 countries, remains confident in the market, according to Thasaphong Eurnithilert, director of Hafele (Myanmar) Ltd.
Fri, 11 Jan 2019 17:00
Asean meeting under Thai chair to discuss contentious issues next week in Chiang Mai
Asean foreign ministers will next week gather in the northern Thai province of Chiang Mai to brainstorm on various vexing issues, including the Rakhine crisis, South China Sea, Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) and an Indo-Pacific Strategy aiming to maintain its “centrality” for regional security architecture.