LafargeHolcim Foundation Prize Winning Projects in Sustainable Construction
Projects

Project Summary

Resurrected Canals

Urban water transport system

Addressing notoriously congested traffic conditions, this concept revives ancient canals of the city to create a modern network of waterways to supplement existing Metropolitan Rapid Transit.

A train-to-boat transfer station and pier will then be built at various intersections of canal lines and rail stations. The development of water transport will reduce commuting time and provide social services at key locations, and includes flood control and pollution reduction measures.

Project Timeline

Expand allCollapse all
 
Speaking from experience
 
Going with the flow
 
Rehabilitating a historic city network
 
Canals: a new transport network for Bangkok?
 
 
Acknowledgement prizes for responsive approach in Thailand
 
“Combining technical exigencies with social needs to reclaim infrastructure as residing in the public domain” – Holcim Awards Jury
 
การประเมินโครงการโดยคณะกรรมการ
 
Project Entry 2014 for Asia Pacific
Project Details
Location
Bangkok, Thailand
Authors
Santi Sombatwichatorn
Main Author
Santi Sombatwichatorn
D I Designs, Thailand
Pongporn Sudbanthad
Further Author
Pongporn Sudbanthad
D I Designs , Thailand
Prizes
Awards
Acknowledgement prize 2014
Asia Pacific
Related topics
Related Information
Video
Canals: a new transport network for Bangkok?
Canals: a new transport network for Bangkok?

Revitalizing Bangkok’s urban canal system for transportation could improve the quality of life in the city. A video …

Video
Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prizes 2014 for Asia Pacific
Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prizes 2014 for Asia Pacific

Five equally-ranked Acknowledgement prizes were presented for the region Asia Pacific. The prizes winners: Madhusudhan …

Video
“Sustainability? Pushing people to use mass transport” – Santi Sombatwichatorn
“Sustainability? Pushing people to use mass transport” – Santi Sombatwichatorn

Santi Sombatwichatorn of DI Designs views the strength of his project is to encourage inhabitants of Bangkok to use a …

Article
LafargeHolcim Foundation
 
     

Search Help

Our website search engine covers the web pages including project descriptions and expert profiles, PDFs, images and videos on the LafargeHolcim Foundation website. To improve your search results, here are some tips:

Basic search

Our search defaults to term-pairing AND. If you search sustainable construction - then the search engine will look for any items containing sustainable AND construction

Union

photovoltaic OR solar

Looks for either word

Nesting

(clay OR mud) AND (school OR university)

Combine alternative terms for more specific searching

Subtraction

geothermal -heating

Excludes a term from results, automatically ANDs other terms listed

Phrases

"zero carbon"

Use quotation marks to search for a specific phrase or combination

Wildcards (one or more characters)

archit*

Asterisk (*) matches any word or phrase - so archit* will find architect, architecture, architectural as well as architrave