“SKY FOREST SCAPE” is a new type of public space on the roof for Bangkok. It is a part of the new mixed use development called “SIAMSCAPE'' which is located at the heart of ‘Siam Square’ - a vibrant young-gen commercial district. This project is a part of the bigger masterplan that aims to revamp ‘Siam Square’ with more people-centric urban spaces including walking street, gathering places, and greenery.
On ground, ‘BIO STREET’ connects people from the main walking street through a lush greenery that is designed as dry swale with porous paving to mitigate runoff water from the street. Series of lifts and escalators leads to the 10th floor where a variety of tutoring schools and art academies are situated. “SKY FOREST SCAPE” is a new type of public space on the roof for Bangkok.Corner of this rectangular space is lifted to form a large amphitheatre and provide ample soil depth for forest trees grove to create a comfortable and cooling gathering spot for tropical climate. Strong linear lines from the architecture facade continue to landscape pavement to create a holistic space.
After the landscape was completed, It became a new gathering space of ‘Siam Square’ serving many activities throughout the day and the week. It can be a quiet chill-out space after classes, performance rehearsal stage, a tik tok dance background or a concert in the garden. This new rooftop public space is designed to cater for multi-function, open-end possibilities for the new generations to create.