Chirp Café & Chat House / FLAT12x
Textual content description supplied by the architects. Chirp Café & Chat House is the brand new cafe and restaurant that’s located within the 2nd oldest metropolis in Thailand. The UNESCO’s metropolis, Ayutthaya. This outdated home was the café venture portrays the mediation between the modern use of the constructing and its bigger context.
The venture locates in an outdated residential space, with solely 500 metres near Wat Mahathat, probably the most vital Royal Temple of the Ayutthaya Kingdom. In an architectural side, to design this venture will not be solely to satisfy the proprietor’s business requirement, but additionally to look at and pay the respect to Ayutthaya’s architectural custom and historical past. The venture portrays some concepts from the previous, which will be seen since planning, via structure and design parts. Brick plinth was used largely to keep away from flooding and guarding the constructing from the environment, are used to echoes the necessary of the constructing basis from the traditional metropolis, introducing guests the doorway in addition to separating the principle constructing from the roofed terrace; reflecting Thai conventional terraced home.
The sturdy contrasting color palette was used extensively from the outdated days till now, Chirp Café & Chat House reinterprets the colourful use of colors in softer palette. The roof of terrace is paint in Thai weave sample in combined colors associated to the open-air backyard. Shingle-roof was largely and extensively used again in a long time, the double shingle roofs are used to cowl the principle constructing, which is in-built Ayutthaya great-sized proportion for gathering the folks. The principle constructing look is to recreate the outdated Thai “fowl home” because the proprietor needs the venture to be a part of Ayutthaya outdated time exercise. Enjoying birds was as soon as well-liked, which allowed folks to speak.