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“Home-made shadow”… we are now busy creating this installation for iLight marina bay, Singapore taking place in March 2016. More details to come.
The design competition for a 10,000m2 new TCDC locating at 80 year old Bangkok Grand Post Office. The result has been announced in May 2015. Too bad, we passed through the first round, but didn’t make it all the way to win it. Any way, we would like to share part of the proposal here.
Driven by technology and social media, people in different ages in our society are changing the ways they spend time. Daily activities and sports can be tracked and shared to friends at ease by just clicking devices. Activities seem to be more diverse, active and outdoor as people start to follow what friends are enjoying. We are slowly moving out from a sitting-back and work or going to shopping mall society to a more active one.
Supermachine Studio is questioning the way people will live in the near future taking a project that we have done for SCG (The Labyrinth) as a starting point. In the project, we reinterpret the role of “a playground” by define it as a meeting place among adults and kids rather than just playing facility seen in traditional play ports. Fun is created by just running up-down the concrete structure. Hiding and seeking in the Labyrinth enable people to meet physically rather than chatting with them virtually on computer or smart phone screens. To complete the loop one will have to spend 10 kilo calories, the Labyrinth is an architecture for active movements as well as a social enhancing device, a meeting place.
Calorie tower is a structure for a future society where architecture is not built based on the most efficient and quickest-access philosophy but on a detour and more possibility basis. It is a tower for those in the community to come in, meet and spend time together more actively.
Khmar Market V6.0 in the making
The Flagship showroom of Cotto, the biggest Thai ceramic tile and bathroom product producer in Thailand is opened at SQ1 Siam square under the name “Cotto Curious”.