Grand Spaces Thailand: Season 1

Grand Spaces Thailand: Season 1

6 Episodes

Discover some of the greatest minds of modern luxury design, as they reveal the secrets behind their exquisite creations; from resorts in Chiang Mai to retreats on far-flung tropical islands. Uncover how ingenious architecture respects local tradition as well as Thailand’s stunning natural landscape.

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Grand Spaces Thailand: Season 1
  • No News, No Shoes - Soneva Kiri

    Episode 1

    Become acquainted with Soneva, a pool villa development by the owners of Six Senses Resorts & Spa, Sonu and Ava Shivdasani. Their latest 36 pool villa project is modern luxury through and through, but with an environment-friendly soul. Constructed from 99% bi-degradable/recyclable materials and d...

  • The Absences of Light - Barai

    Episode 2

    The architecture of Metha Bunnak – affectionately known as Mr. Lek – appeals to both the mind and the heart. This was his core principle when he set about designing The Barai in Hua Hin. It was a project conceived to offer excitement, mystery, tranquillity and delight. Its harmonious mixture of ...

  • Timeless Architecture - Tubkaak

    Episode 3

    Designing The Tubkaak Resort in Krabi Province did not begin with a hotel feature, but with surveying the land to preserve the trees that were already there. Combine this with extensive use of wood in its construction and Mr. Praphakorn Wathanayakul, the designer, has achieved an atmosphere that ...

  • The Feel of Indulgence - Sala Phuket

    Episode 4

    Phuket’s identity can be found in every square inch of Sala Phuket. It is a development that took inspiration from the island’s Sino-Portuguese history during the design phase, then adopted local materials, such as rubber wood, during its construction. Mr. Amata Luphaiboon and Twitee Vajrabhaya, ...

  • Contemporary Architecture - Pullman Phuket Arcadia

    Episode 5

    Mr. Phisit Sayamphol and the Habita Architects company faced a literal uphill battle in designing the Pullman Phuket Arcadia Hotel on its sloped location. Achieving the original concept while not compromising on luxury, a private atmosphere for each room, and without affecting the original landsc...

  • The Trickiest Architect - Veranda

    Episode 6

    Sometimes a good design is not enough to make architecture memorable. It also needs to provide a comfortable experience. Mr. Smith Oboyawat, architect with the Office of Bangkok Architects, came up with the idea of using water as the resort’s core element. Extensive but seamless use of water thro...