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- BE W (the BE stands for Built Environment) provides aesthetic and practical architectural and interior design services for a variety of sectors, including residential, commercial and hospitality. Their project Baan Khon Kaen is a sixbedroom family home in Khon Kaen, one of four major cities in northeast Thailand. Based on the site of a former house, this was the ideal opportunity to enlarge and adapt the family’s accommodation through ingenious architecture that reuses some of the wood from the previous construction. The clients, a family crossing three generations, requested welcoming communal gathering areas to promote unity. The family room is a primary area, combining living,

dining and the pantry with high ceilings and an outdoor terrace with Koi pond. Other areas such as the large study room, exercise room and patio are integrated into the best locations to encourage togetherness. Family members also requested their own private bedrooms which are spread out around the property to ensure there are no interruptions. The home is split into two wings, joined by an airy raised passageway, allowing natural ventilation and the potential for easy future expansion. The pond and pool also aid in heat control. Barriers of greenery provide privacy for the house, while visitors are greeted by a front courtyard with a pool and pavilion. The family were delighted with their new sanctuary; a home that draws them to use and appreciate every individual space and aspect.


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