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PROJECT SUMMARY

Protective Wing

Bird sanctuary

Around 10,000 birds are smuggled through Thailand each year to be sold on the world’s growing black market. Police confiscate illegally-traded birds as evidence, but most birds die because they cannot be properly cared for.

These endangered birds now have a new shelter. At a hotel adjacent to a natural paradise, a reserve serves both birds and people alike including a bird clinic, a library, an auditorium, and more, in a site that simulates the natural habitat.

Project Timeline

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Architecture as an instrument of “action”
 
“Our clients are the birds”
 
Flying into the blue
 
Global finalist project entry 2015 - Protective Wing
 
Global Holcim Awards winners announced April 20
 
“Sustainability? Looking at the birds as our customers” – Jariyawadee Lekawatana
 
Gold to a bird sanctuary in Thailand
 
“Establishing a link between political activism and building practice” – Holcim Awards Jury
 
การประเมินโครงการโดยคณะกรรมการ
 
Project Entry 2014 for Asia Pacific
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Project Details
Location
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Authors
Jariyawadee Lekawatana
MAIN AUTHOR
Jariyawadee Lekawatana
Architectkidd, Thailand
Singh Intrachooto
MAIN AUTHOR
Singh Intrachooto
Kasetsart University, Thailand
Chak Cherdsatirkul
MAIN AUTHOR
Chak Cherdsatirkul
Kaomai Lanna Resort, Thailand
Felix Baroux
FURTHER AUTHORS
Felix Baroux
École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture et de Paysage de Bordeaux, France
Prizes
Awards
Gold 2014
Asia Pacific
RELATED INFORMATION
VIDEO
Protective Wing: Holcim Awards Gold 2014 for Asia Pacific – Project Overview
Protective Wing: Holcim Awards Gold 2014 for Asia Pacific – Project Overview

Each year, thousands of birds are smuggled in and out of Thailand for their exotic colors and bird calls, to be sold on …

VIDEO
“Sustainability? Looking at the birds as our customers” – Jariyawadee Lekawatana
“Sustainability? Looking at the birds as our customers” – Jariyawadee Lekawatana

Jariyawadee Lekawatana from Architectkidd sees how the project considered the bird as the client to be the strongest …

VIDEO
Holcim Awards Gold 2014 Asia Pacific - Thai only
Holcim Awards Gold 2014 Asia Pacific - Thai only

การประกวดออกแบบนานาชาติ Holcim Awards 2014

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