Docomomo Thailand

  • Since Docomomo's founding in 1988, Docomomo has earned itself an international reputation for its outstanding work in documentation and conservation of the architecture in Modern Movement, for its unremitting efforts to enhance academic exchange of experiences on modern architecture protection, and for its prominent contribution to involving the public in the conservation of buildings, sites and neighbourhoods in the 20th century

    The 20th century, as a witness of the most rapid, dramatic as well as the grandest change ever happened in human history, is left with abundant heritage of modern architecture. Thailand, in the process of rapid modernization and reform, is faced with unprecedented challenge in the conservation of modern architecture.

  • Chiang Rai Tobacco Office

    Chiang Rai Tobacco Office was established by the British-American Tobacco Limited (Thailand) (B.A.T.) in 1993. Currently, the Office has governed by Thailand Tobacco Monopoly, Ministry of Finance. It is a state enterprise contributing revenues to the government for country development. 3.2 construction: reinforced concrete structure and curved concrete roofs 3.3 context: Chiang Rai province is an important province of Northern region of Thailand. It is one of the biggest tobacco farming industries of Thailand. There are approximately ten thousands families of tobacco farmers in the Northern and the Northeastern part of Thailand. Read More »

  • Pipit Banglamphu

    In 1925, the Ministry of Education was subsidized the budget to merchandise textbooks. This led to the construction of the printing school. Therefore, Wat Sangwet Printing School was built to serve such purposes in 1932. 3.2 construction: reinforced concrete architecture 3.3 context: Wat Sangwet Printing School is situated in one of the historical areas of Bangkok, Banglamphu district. Read More »

  • Building of Arts and Culture, CU

    Chulalongkorn University is the first national university, founded on 26th March 1916 by King Rama VI. The university developed from King Rama V's the Civil Service Training School. Engineering, Public Administration, Medicine, and Arts & Sciences were the first four faculties of the university. Many buildings were consequently built including Chemistry Building 1 or presently known as Building of Arts and Culture. 3.2 construction: reinforced concrete structure and concrete slab roof 3.3 context: The building is situated in a long historical context where it was Thailand's first national university and founded by King Rama VI. Read More »