Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA), Beijing, China He writes and lectures on a regular basis. He has been involved in various art initiatives and exhibitions, such as Cities on the Move in London and Bangkok, Media City Seoul, and the Rotterdam Film Festival. Scheeren is director of OMA Rotterdam and OMA Beijing and in charge of the firm’s work across Asia. MahaNakhon also features an adjacent freestanding building known as the Cube, with multi-level indoor/outdoor terraces corresponding to those of the Hill Terraces across the expanse of an outdoor atrium. Hotel completion: 4th Quarter, 2012 Cube: 7 above (+4 below). Seismic and Wind Engineering Testing: CPI, Thailand 150,000 square meters (1.6 million square feet), Building Dimensions Architects: AL_A The MahaNakhon Terraces retail center contains approx. Sorapoj Techakraisri, Chief Executive Officer MahaNakhon will be the most ambitious complex of contemporary architecture and urbanism in Thailand and the tallest building in Bangkok. This architectural geography is conceived to convey the energy, intensity and inclusiveness of Thai society and celebrate Bangkok’s emergence as a true global capital, fitting the Thai meaning of the name MahaNakhon, translated as ‘great metropolis’. MahaNakhon Tower Bangkok images / information from Andrea Schwan Inc. Thai Architecture Designs – chronological list, Also by Ole Scheeren Retail center completion: 4th Quarter, 2011 Main Tower: 77 above (+1 below) This dynamic public plaza – intended as a meeting place, a spot for planned and spontaneous cultural events – will be a landscaped retreat for the city’s inhabitants, a gathering place, a rare venue for cultural and social interactivity, with direct connection to the Chongnonsi Skytrain station and future rapid bus transit system: an urban oasis that provides refuge from the intense daily clamor of greater Bangkok while offering constant easy access for reconnection to it. . Retail Consultant: Husband Retail Consulting, Hong Kong, Type of Development Residences, Public Square and Five-Star Edition Hotel Collaboration with 87/2 CRC Tower, All Seasons Place designed by ole scheeren, MahaNakhon is a 77-storey high-rise complex located in bangkok’s central business district. We believe MahaNakhon will perfectly embody the essence of a strong and forward looking country that is the gateway to Southeast Asia while serving as a bold architectural landmark. At the same time, residences located in the non-pixilated area of the tower enjoy a parallel innovation never before seen in a skyscraper: single-level and duplex units offer grandly scaled double height living spaces equipped with multiple bays of full-height operable bi-fold balcony windows – sections of curtain wall that literally fold inwards to open up homes to fresh breezes and cityscapes, allowing living areas to become indoor/outdoor environments. The Hill Terraces fit keenly into lush cultivated gardens that give way to the city’s own green swaths. building image © from Architects, Comments / photos for the MahaNakhon Thai Architecture page welcome, Bangkok Architecture News: Thailand Buildings, Bangkok Architecture Tours: Thailand Guides. MahaNakhon Square, located in front of the tower, is also intimately connected to the space between The Hill and Cube. German architect Ole Scheeren has been transforming Asian skylines with his signature geometric style for over a decade. Called MahaNakhon, the building consists of a 77-storey glass tower… 14 billion THB (US$ 400 million), Total Target Equity Investment Hotel Amenities -Resident’s fitness center with yoga studio, steam rooms, and private changing rooms. JWT Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand, Exclusive Sales and Marketing Homes available at MahaNakhon will range in size from 125 square meters (1,350 square feet) to 830 square meters (8,930 square feet) with ceilings up to 3.5 meters high (approximately 11.5 feet). -MahaNakhon Square with tropical landscaping, terraced seating and multi-purpose event space -Private boardroom, meeting rooms, and club lounge facilities. 3D Tower Facade Like cathedrals and palaces of the past, skyscrapers today define their cities’ identities as they shape the skyline. Global architecture firm Büro Ole Scheeren has completed its pixelated skyscraper MahaNakhon in the Bangkok city. King Power MahaNakhon is a mixed-use building, it features residences, a hotel, an observatory, and retail spaces. Manuelle Gautrand Mixed-Use Development, including Residences, Hotel and Retail, Residences Brand Educated at the Universities of Lausanne and Karlsruhe, Ole Scheeren graduated from the Architectural Association in London and received the RIBA Silver Medal. Central Embassy Bangkok, MahaNakhon Temporary Sales and Design Gallery: Project Documentation About Ole Scheeren, Partner, OMA — Born in 1971 in Karlsruhe, Germany, Ole Scheeren is an internationally acclaimed architect and partner along with Rem Koolhaas in the firm of Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA). Designed by Ole Scheeren while working as a partner at OMA, and later completed by his own practice, MahaNakhon dismantles the typical tower-and-podium typology to render not a tower in isolation, but instead a skyscraper that melds with the city by gradually “dissolving” the mass as it moves vertically between ground and sky. As partner-incharge of OMA’s largest project to date, he led design and construction of the China Central Television Station (CCTV) and the Television Cultural Center (TVCC) in Beijing. Associate: Eric Chang Frans Parthesius, Rotterdam, Netherlands (architectural model photography), Brand Development Site Circulation/Building Access IBC feels especially privileged to be part of this truly imaginative project.”. image © Amanda Levete Architects "The idea behind MahaNakhon was to take the life of the city and bring it up the tower in a dramatic, spiralling movement," said Ole Scheeren, … Since 1999 he has directed OMA’s work for Prada and completed the Prada Epicenters in New York City (2001) and Los Angeles (2004). The design of MahaNakhon dismantles the typical tower and podium typology, creating a skyscraper that melds with the city by gradually ‘dissolving’ as it flows downward to meet the ground. Mahanakhon translates as "great metropolis", and the mixed-use development tower was designed by award-winning German architect Ole Scheeren. King Power Mahanakhon’s latest project, Mahanakhon CUBE is Sathorn’s new urban lifestyle oasis. 18 billion THB (US$ 515 million), Total Project Investment Ole Scheeren joined Rem Koolhaas and OMA in 1995 and became partner in 2002. Here MahaNakhon’s architecture is articulated to evoke the shifting protrusions of a mountain landscape. Scheeren’s work is featured in the collections of major museums, including the Museum of Modern Art MoMA, New York. In 2015 PACE bought the remaining shares of former partner IBC, thus becoming the sole project developer. 5 billion THB (US$ 143 million) Façade Consultant: Front Inc. New York, NY Above the retail space, the lower section (under 20 floors) of the tower is occupied by the Orient Express Bangkok Hotel, operated by Paris-based AccorHotels, the hotel has 154 rooms. The development is the most ambitious complex of contemporary architecture and urbanism in Thailand, including the tallest building in Bangkok. -On-site parking with valet services. This effect begins with a series of generous, cascading indoor/ outdoor terraces at The Hill – the 7-storey area of tower’s base housing luxury retail and dining. MahaNakhon, as an embodiment of architectural intentions as well as an example of how architecture can engage the city and surrounding social space to stand as a representation of the city’s aspirations and position as a global city of unique and powerful qualities. Site With its distinctive sculptural appearance, MahaNakhon has been carefully carved to introduce a three-dimensional ribbon of architectural ‘pixels’ that circle the tower’s full height, as if excavating portions of the elegant glass curtain wall to reveal the inner life of the building. photo © Hufton Crow -F7 Exclusive resident facilities: Outdoor lap pool at 25m with six lanes, landscaped sundeck adjacent to pool, hot tub, and access/service to The Edition pool bar. See more ideas about Architecture, Bangkok, Mahanakhon tower. De complex, designed by german architect Ole Scheeren while being head of OMA for the Asian continent is, without a doubt, the most ambitious project of architecture and urbanism that Bangkok had ever seen and also became the tallest building in the city at the time of its completion in 2016. According to its developers, MahaNakhon will be completed in 2012. 250,000 THB per square meter (US$ 7,100 per square meter), Number of Residential Units Prices for the residences range from $840,000 USD. With a striking, pixelated design, the King Power MahaNakhon Tower is an iconic symbol, instantly recognisable on the Bangkok skyline. -Sky Lobby check-in on F6 with adjacent landscape terrace lounge. Chief Executive Officer (IBC): Dalit Braun, Design Architect The design of MahaNakhon dismantles the typical tower and podium typology, creating a skyscraper that melds with the city by gradually 'dissolving' as it flows downward to meet the ground. David Collins Studio, London, United Kingdom, Consultants current equity already invested at 2.15 billion THB, Residential Average Price Amanda Levete Architects 10,000 square meters (110,000 square feet) of international restaurants, cafes, bakeries, specialty food outlets, bookstore and 24-hour market, and more. -Outdoor lap pool at 25m with six lanes, landscaped sundeck adjacent to pool, hot tub, and pool bar. -Hotel Mezzanine Bar. Dates: 2009-12 The development, more than 150,000 square meters, will be comprised of: MahaNakhon Square, a dramatic outdoor landscaped public plaza; MahaNakhon Terraces, a 10,000 square meter upscale retail centre with lush gardens and terraces spread over multiple levels for restaurants, cafes, and a 24 hour marketplace; The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Bangkok with 200 extraordinary apartments, each offering the atmosphere of a skybox penthouse, managed by the The Ritz-Carlton with five-star amenities for all residents; The Bangkok Edition, a signature boutique hotel with 150 hotel rooms, a collaboration between Marriott International and renowned hotelier Ian Schrager; and a multi-level roof-top Sky Bar and restaurant. Jun 21, 2017 - Explore Syahmie Kamaruzzaman's board "Architecture - MahaNakhon" on Pinterest. Located in Bangkok’s CBD, the glassy, pixelated façade is one of the finest examples of contemporary architecture and urban design in the whole of Thailand. Approx. Central Embassy in Bangkok Building, Comments / photos for the MahaNakhon Thai Architecture page welcome, Bangkok Architecture News: Thailand Buildings, Bangkok Architecture Tours: Thailand Guides. The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Bangkok, Hotel Brand 87/2 CRC Tower, All Seasons Place Bangkok and the MahaNakhon Tower When the developer and architect behind MahaNakhon Tower set out to design and build the tallest building in Bangkok, they were determined to construct a... You must be a CTBUH Member to view this resource. Site Area Bangkok and the MahaNakhon Tower 17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Sorapoj Techakraisri, PACE Development Corporation When the developer and architect behind MahaNakhon Tower set out to design and build the tallest building in Bangkok, they were determined to construct a tower that would… The development team included German architect Ole Scheeren, former partner of the design firm Office for Metropolitan Architecture; Thai company Pace Development; David Collins Studio in London; and Industrial Buildings Corporation (IBC). -Individual private outdoor terraces with landscaping elements and sundeck for dining, leisure, and entertainment including plunge pools and sundecks, hot tub/ jacuzzi. The pixilation gives MahaNakhon an arresting profile on the skyline while generating a set of very special features to house the diverse functions of the building complex in an intelligently strategic way. Partners & Collaborators MahaNakhon is a 77-storey, high-rise complex located on a 1.5ha site in Bangkok’s Central Business District. The bottom floors are used as retail space, covering an area of 10,000 square meters (110,000 sq ft). The top of the tower houses a multi-level three-floor Sky Bar and restaurant with dramatic double- height spaces, private dining facilities for entertaining, and a rooftop outdoor bar with sweeping 360° views of the skyline and river, floating 310 meters above the city. Design architect: Buro Ole Scheeren Group Buro Ole Scheeren (Thailand) The story of Bangkok’s pixelated MahaNakhon tower, Thailand’s tallest building. The Ritz-Carlton Residences of MahaNahkon – 200 two to five bedroom homes on floors 24 through 73 of the building – will occupy projecting glass skyboxes with sweeping views and generous indoor/ outdoor spaces with plunge pools and oversized terraces uncommon to high-rise living in global capitals but well-suited to the tropical climate of Bangkok. Designed by architects Ole Scheeren and Eric Chang of BuroOS and developed by Pace Development, the 77-story building is the tallest tower in the city and has a distinctive pixelated profile that appears to dissolve in the skyline. -All-day dining restaurant. The top of the MahaNakhon tower houses a multi-level three-floor Sky Bar and restaurant with dramatic double-height spaces, private dining facilities for entertaining, and a rooftop outdoor bar with sweeping 360° views of the skyline and river, floating 310 meters (more than 1,000 feet) above the city. -Media Lounge for private film screenings. Schedule -Onsite parking. Residential show unit opening: 4th Quarter, 2009 Residence completion: 4th Quarter, 2012, Developer Chief Executive Officer (PACE): Sorapoj Techakraisri Bouygues Thai turned the dream of architect Ole Scheeren into reality by creating the structure and the facade of the MahaNakhon Tower, a multi-purpose building situated in Bangkok’s Silom business district. PACE Development Company Limited, Bangkok, Thailand, Public Relations the 7-storey area of the tower’s base houses luxury retail and dining areas. Previously he worked for Press Release, Page 5 of 7 — July 23, 2009 architecture firms in Germany; collaborated with 2×4, a graphic design firm in New York; and was engaged in a range of projects through his own studio in the United Kingdom. -Fitness center with yoga studio, steam rooms, and private changing rooms. MahaNakhon will be the most ambitious complex of contemporary architecture and urbanism in Thailand and the tallest building in Bangkok. Project Manager: Tim Archambault; Project Team: Shuo Wang, Mitesh Dixit, Paola Mongiu, Timothy Clark, Steven Chen, Sirichai Bunchua, Giannantonio Bongiorno, Sean Hoo Ch’ng, Ryan Choe, Darren Chang, Dan Cheong, Joseph Tang, Pengfei Liu, Lichen Zhu, Minqi Gu, Jasmin Delic, Jerome Haferd, Harvey Chung, Zachary Heineman, Executive Architect MahaNakhon is the tallest tower in Thailand; this 314-meter high skyscraper is a 77-story building made entirely of glass, designed by the German architect Ole Scheeren. -Tower Drop-off at Main Building Lobby with access to the Bangkok Edition Hotel Sky Lobby, Sky Bar, and Retail Hill Terraces, entered from Narathiwas Road. Residential presales period: August 2009 Structural Engineering: Arup, Beijing MahaNakhon has been designed to give form to and further advance the extraordinary energy and progressive culture of Bangkok as the city emerges internationally among world capitals, attracting an increasingly sophisticated and diverse international population. Intended as a new landmark and destination within the city and internationally, MahaNakhon is being developed by PACE Development with its joint venture partner IBC Limited and is designed by Ole Scheeren, Partner, Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA). This dynamic public plaza – intended as a meeting place, a spot for planned and spontaneous cultural events – will be a landscaped retreat for the city’s inhabitants, a gathering place, a rare venue for cultural and social interactivity, with direct connection to the Chongnonsi Skytrain station and future rapid bus transit system: in sum, an urban oasis that provides refuge from the intense daily clamor of greater Bangkok while offering constant easy access for reconnection to it. 45th Floor Unit 4, Wireless Road, Lumpini -Spa/wellness center with private treatment rooms. Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand The design of MahaNakhon dismantles the typical tower and podium typology, creating not a tower in isolation but instead a skyscraper that melds with the city in both literal and cultural ways by gradually ‘dissolving’ the architecture as it flows downward to meet the ground and upward into the sky. 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