Khiankhai Home&Studio | Sher Maker

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Project Name: Khiankhai Home&Studio

Practice: Sher Maker

Firm Location: Chiangmai, Thailand

Completion year: 2021

Gross Built up Area: 260 sqm

Project Location: Chiangmai, Thailand

Lead Architects: Thongchai Chansamak

Design Team: Sher Maker

Clients: Sarosat Yodying,Budsarapan Praitong

Engineering: Pilawan Piriyapokhai

Contractors: Sher Maker builder team

Photo Credits: Rungkit charoenwat

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Excerpt: Khiankhai Home&Studio is an architectural project designed by Sher Maker in Thailand. This two-storey house consist of 260 sq.m. of use area, Main body of this house dispersed along the length of the land with main terrace to link every function together. Front side along with small village road, back side along with existing tree and rice field.

Project Description

(“Text as submitted by architect”)

Home is a built environment that design literal for grow together with people that home belongs to.  Therefore, it can be used to say “people grow the home” than just built it.

This two storey house consist of 260 sq.m. of use area, Main body of this house dispersed along the length of the land with main terrace to link every function together.

Front side along with small village road, back side along with existing tree and rice field. With the land condition, land slope make we need to approach from the upper floor to the main terrace and kitchen hall, This floor consist of function like bedroom, kitchen hall, living room. Lower floor is concrete wall sunken in to land slope consist of storage and music composer studio.

From the front elevation side we can see relationship of slope and transition level of house from roof to lower floor, Transition level of terrace in different material and composition play with existion surrounding tree and main tree in the center of house. White meranti is the main center tree of this house, Use for link and blend the house with natural surrounding landscape.

Main material that intimates with onwer’s sensation be wooden element, that found and treated from a used wood in local area. Archive the wood to many small element in home is the main purpose to make house to be home. Another material use is normal traditional lanna tile can find in northern of Thailand. Some clue of imperfection showing by the way local builder team use this sort of material.

For this house we have a intension to make the most easy system of construction method that local builder team can carry it with normal usage, No need to do Hi-craft, Just simply build method that they easy to understand. Some part they also have the power to make decision together with the owner, that why can say “home and people is growing together”

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