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Centara Grand and Bangkok Convention Centre by BBG-BBGM Architect, in Bangkok, Thailand

June 14, 2013 By: archinhome Category: Architecture

Centara Grand and Bangkok Convention Centre is designed by BBG-BBGM Architect, located at CentralWorld Plaza, Bangkok, Thailand
The iconic hotel tower soars high above the podium to take its place as a landmark building in the Bangkok skyline. The mass of the podium is a succession of concentric circles layered around the tower shaft. The glass and metal cylinder rises directly from the street to a height of approximately 210 meters. Its architectural expression consists of an arrangement of horizontal banding overlaid onto a strong vertical framework. Dynamism and the play of transparency versus solidity are the hallmarks of the overall design. These elements combine to create a building whose lightness belies its large mass.

Centara Grand and Bangkok Convention Centre by BBG-BBGM Architect, in Bangkok, Thailand 1

The architecture at the top of the tower unfolds into a dramatic outer shell, culminating in two elongated arches inspired by a young lotus flower blooming high above the water. The graceful architectural gesture evokes the harmony born out of disorder and will become an immediate urban landmark.

Centara Grand and Bangkok Convention Centre by BBG-BBGM Architect, in Bangkok, Thailand 2
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