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Urban agriculture and factory conversion

A former textile factory and abandoned farmland on an adjacent block shall be transformed into a 1.4ha agricultural production site and retail outlet. The atrophying rural economy is reactivated in the context of modern urbanity, and elaborated in a remarkable way.

The factory building is converted into an eco-supermarket, additional buildings, such as a restaurant and marketplace are integrated into the crop production by becoming agricultural structures themselves.

Project Timeline

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Thai conversion project showcased at 9th Green Forum in the Philippines
 
Urban agriculture project applauded at international DRS conference in Bangkok
 
Project Entry for Global Holcim Awards 2012
 
Silver for a factory conversion to urban agriculture in Thailand
 
“An innovative way to respond to the detrimental consequences of urbanization” – Holcim Awards Jury
 
Project Entry 2011 for Asia Pacific
Project Details
Location
Bangkok, Thailand
Authors
Isavaret Tamonut
Main Author
Isavaret Tamonut
TTH Trading Co., Thailand
Singh Intrachooto
Further Author
Singh Intrachooto
Osisu , Thailand
Prizes
Awards
Silver 2011
Asia Pacific
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