Hidden Garden in Urban Life
Category: Single family house
Name of University/College: Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology (SIIT)
Specialization: Civil engineering
Year of graduation: 2020
The project’s main concept is a residential building in a densely populated area that is still private and has a vegetable garden in the house which can be a corner for family activities that are rare in city life and can store vegetables for cooking in the family.
Project location: Pathumwan, Bangkok, Thailand
Due to the Pathumwan area being one of the areas with many development and facilities but full of population congestion, residential buildings need to absorb the noise from outside the house and also have to prevent crime by designing to let people not be able to see the activities of family members, but on the second floor is designed so that it can still connect to the outside environment using wood battens and glass in order to make the house feel not too crowded as well as the first floor, with the use of glass to make a large fish tank to act as a window to prevent family members from feeling too uncomfortable when doing activities on the first floor.
The idea of bringing vegetable gardens into houses in the city is to apply the farmer’s way of life in the upcountry of Thailand to implement to families in the city.