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Children’s Activity and Learning Center -Koh Kood, Thailand

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Building: Children’s Activity and Learning Center
Location: Koh Kood, Thailand
Completed: 2009
Architect: 24h-architecture
Local Architect: Habita Architects
Structural Engineer: Planning & Design Thailand
Structural Engineer for Wind-Tunnel Tests: Arup Thailand
Bamboo Consultant: Jörg Stamm

AEInterest: large organic translucent canopy that cantilevers up to eight meters, two bamboo columns anchor the structure, grouped members create flexible composite beams, Sustainable structure using local materials, bamboo’s natural openness facilitates excellent airflow through the Center

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Written by Laith Quntar

December 15, 2014 at 11:58 am

Posted in Built

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