Bamboo Panyaden School
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Panyaden School is a kindergarten and grade school

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education
Phase:
in use
Design:
24H-architecture
Updated:
14 August 2012
introduction

In the lush green surroundings of a former fruit orchard, where Thailand’s highest mountains meet the flat rice fields, Panyaden School contracted 24H to design its environmentally friendly school buildings.

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cultural and social context

Panyaden is a private bilingual school with a Buddhist approach that will accommodate 375 students.
The students will be the ambassadors to introduce green living into the lives of their communities.

 

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materials and building techniques

The entire school has been built from local earth and local bamboo that has been naturally treated to withstand the elements. 

assembly hall under construction

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classrooms under construction

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classrooms rooftruss being lifted

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assembly hall roof structure

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antlerhorn fern concept

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aerial view

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situated in the ricefields

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assembly hall

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classrooms

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assembly hall

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assembly hall

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assembly hall

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parents sala

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parents sala

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playground

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bamboo shingles

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kindergarten wall or rammed earth

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aerial image

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technical drawings
siteplan

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assemly hall plan roof-structure

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assembly hall section a

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assembly hall sections b&c

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classrooms plan

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classrooms elevation

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classrooms section a

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classrooms section b

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