What do you like about brick as a material?
What are its unique qualities from your point of view?
Onion is a Bangkok-based design practice founded in 2007 by Siriyot Chaiamnuay and Arisara Chaktranon. The two designers carry out a continuous exploration aimed at different needs for contemporary life styles. Onion brings the local craftsmen to explore the new techniques of using local materials. Together, they constantly push the boundaries of spatial designs in order to form a unified approach to retail and living experiences. The studio’s portfolio includes a variety of products ranging from interior objects such as handmade lamps, chairs and tables to architectural designs such as the Sala boutique hotels at various locations.
Are there any particular references that you come
back to when using brick in your architecture?