Jun Sekino completes Bauhaus-inspired beach house in eastern Thailand

Architect Jun Sekino employed clean-lined geometric forms and patinated concrete walls to create a tropical take on modernist architecture for this house in Thailand’s Tha Mai district. Sekino’s Bangkok studio designed the property for a German photographer with an admiration of Bauhaus architecture – the style that emerged from the school founded by architect Walter Gropius.

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Jun Sekino replaces earthquake-damaged school in Thailand with stilted classrooms

Bangkok-based architect Jun Sekino designed these elevated classrooms in northern Thailand in response to a severe earthquake, which destroyed the school’s original building (+ slideshow). The earthquake struck Chiang Rai Province in May 2014, ruining 73 schools and leaving over 2,000 students without classrooms. A programme was set up by charity Design for Disasters (D4D) to build nine […]

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Jun Sekino’s Tinman house in Bangkok features a steel structure and colourful staircases

Prompted by the client’s love of the Tin Man character in the Wizard of Oz, architect Jun Sekino left the steel framework of this Bangkok house exposed inside and out (+ slideshow). Set in the centre of the city, where land is often limited, the three-storey 415-square-metre building is designed to make the most of the space available. […]

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