Harnessing the power of place is to architecture what self-actualisation is to us people. Let’s take a moment to admire these exemplars of self-actualised architecture, uncovered in our hunt for Habitus House of the Year 2020.
From perforated metal screening to veils of bamboo, these five houses from Habitus House of the Year 2020 feature façades that are beautifully intricate with intellect to boot.
Bangkok-based practice BodinChapa Architects has transformed the once-stifling spaces of With.It House into ones that stimulate its residents’ lives, energies, and activities.
Bangkok-based design studio SS:AR has reimagined the traditional architectural vernacular of Thailand to create a modern yet modest holiday home in Chiang Mai.
Tonkao Panin brings an authentic Thai perspective to the dialogue surrounding Habitus House of the Year. Here’s what she has to say about the 2019 selection.
In its own way, shape, and form, each of these kitchens from the 2019 Habitus House of the Year selection is an intuitive – not to mention beautiful – articulation of its user’s lifestyle and needs.
Going against the grain of the typical minimalist, modern café atmosphere, Arnun Wattanaporn wanted to create a feeling of cosiness for Kaizen Coffee Co. in the heart of Bangkok.
All the houses within the 2019 Habitus House of the Year selection are deserving in their own right. These houses, however, made quite an impact on the Habitus team with their striking façades.
Anticipating the growth of their tribe, a Bangkok family commissioned Anonym Studio to design a spacious residence with a strong connection to the outdoors.