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Urban agriculture and factory conversion

A former textile factory and abandoned farmland on an adjacent block shall be transformed into a 1.4ha agricultural production site and retail outlet. The atrophying rural economy is reactivated in the context of modern urbanity, and elaborated in a remarkable way.

The factory building is converted into an eco-supermarket, additional buildings, such as a restaurant and marketplace are integrated into the crop production by becoming agricultural structures themselves.

Project Timeline

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Thai conversion project showcased at 9th Green Forum in the Philippines
Urban agriculture project applauded at international DRS conference in Bangkok
Project Entry for Global Holcim Awards 2012
Silver for a factory conversion to urban agriculture in Thailand
“An innovative way to respond to the detrimental consequences of urbanization” – Holcim Awards Jury
Project Entry 2011 for Asia Pacific
Project Details
Bangkok, Thailand
Isavaret Tamonut
Main Author
Isavaret Tamonut
TTH Trading Co., Thailand
Singh Intrachooto
Further Author
Singh Intrachooto
Osisu , Thailand
Silver 2011
Asia Pacific
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