CHAO PO LUANG UPPATUM
BORDER PATROL SCHOOL
Mae Sai, Chiangrai, Thailand
The Association of Siamese Architects under the Royal Patronage,
Siam City Cement Public Company Limited (SCCC),
Office of the Vocational Education Commission
In 2009, the Association of Siamese Architects under the Royal Patronage, in cooperated with Siam City Cement Public Company Limited (SCCC) and Office of the Vocational Education Commission, initiated a Green Border Patrol Police School project under the Royal Initiation of Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn in three pilot areas: Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai and Prachuap Kiri Khan provinces. Sook Architects Co., Ltd had been assigned the task of designing a school in Baan Nong Khaem, Amphur Chiang Dao, Chiang Mai province and Baan Chao Po Luang Uppatum, Chiang Rai province.
The design keywords were Green Design Intention, Community and Cultural Context, Sustainable Land Use, Tropical Design Solution, Occupant Health and Comfort, Energy Efficiency, Water Efficiency, Building Material and Construction, Flexibility & Adaptability and Post-occupancy