Before & After: A Run-Down House in Bangkok Now Hosts a Chic Fusion Restaurant

Before & After: A Run-Down House in Bangkok Now Hosts a Chic Fusion Restaurant

By Melissa Dalton
Introducing a new palette of plaster, wood, and terrazzo, local firm ASWA turns a tired ’70s home into an Australian-Thai eatery.

In a residential neighborhood in the center of Bangkok, this derelict 1970 house sat empty for five years. Then in 2018, Architectural Studio of Work – Aholic (ASWA), a local firm founded by Phuttipan Aswakool and Chotiros Techamongklapiwat, was tasked with transforming the abandoned home into a nature-infused restaurant called CLAY, which serves an Australian-Thai fusion menu. 

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