Gallery: Bangkok Gourmet Shop Interior Built From Wood Scraps


When searching for ideas to build out the interior of a gourmet food shop in Bangkok, Architectkidd came across a community of carpenters in the nearby slums utilizing scrap wood from shipping pallets to make small items and knick-knacks. Architectkidd was impressed with their resourcefulness as well as their carpentry skills and hired some of them to build out the interior of the shop, which happens to be in an upscale part of Bangkok. The resulting project is an interesting collection of simple, stackable wooden boxes called “Klong Toey Boxes”, named after Klong Toey slum where the workers came from.

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