Edge is a luxury condominium based in the center of Bangkok city, located at Asok district which is oneof the most bustling district of Thailand. During the day there will be a lot of food stalls along the footpath, many shopping centers, but in the night Asok is shining with plenty of night clubs.
Asok is the center of public transport, where the interchange station for skytrain(BTS) and subway(MRT)are located .The district is always crowded 24/7.
Site is located on Sukhumvit 23 back of Soi Cowboy, The most infamous night life district.
The shape of the site consist of two rectangles which are perpendicular to each other and separated the building into two towers.
Sukhumvit 23 is flooded with people; Most of the footpaths are flooded with street vendors and motorcycle.
The site is surrounded by high rise buildings with less greenery space.
Since the site is finite and crowded, the solution is to widen visual and space to create better space for the residents. The concept is to blur the boundary line such as wall and buildings. By bending those boundaries, It will create more open visual. Not even the fence, guardhouse or seating can be bended to make the resident feels more relaxed.
As the street vendors and motorcycle are intruding on the footpath, it causes the road looked narrower. To widen the walkway, pushing the boundary wall further into the site toshare the space to the public, Creates a better scene for the entrance and also be beneficial for the people walking by.
The landscape design is divided into 4 parts:
A Ground Floor
B Communal Area and Swimming Pool on 27th Floor
C Rooftop of the parking tower
D Rooftop garden on 36th Floor