Australia- and Thailand-based design practice Enter Projects has designed the headquarters for Vikasa Bangkok, a Thai yoga and wellness brand. Featuring a series of free-form yoga pods – two public and two private – the floor-to-ceiling windows across the entire the facade allow plenty of natural light to filter in while also preserving the privacy for the pods. In addition, the space also features a lobby area and luxury bathrooms.
“We sought to create a space that mimicked the natural world and reflected the never-ending cycle of life. The result is a space of captivating calmness, cloaked in quiet contentment – an oasis of tranquility amongst the chaos of Bangkok.” – Patrick Keane, design director, Enter Projects
As a specialist practice in technology-based design strategy, the practice has used geometric design interwoven with Thai craftsmanship and interpreted in an urban context. Made using locally available materials such as Thai hardwood, rattan, palm leaves, and black slate, the project takes cues from traditional design while expressing it in a contemporary manner.
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