Central Plaza Chiang Rai By Shma Company Limited


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中环广场是泰国清莱一所购物中心的开放公共户外广场。设计师将这个空间打造成为本土化的文化公园类市民活动场所。由当地材料建成的广场位于山地,因此花台,台阶,座椅,水池还有铺装的图案都像是等高线那样的流体,错落的布置在用地上,灵活而自然的契合原始地形。选择当地的原生植物红木棉树(俗称Ngiew)为基调树种,凸现出泰国北部的自然气氛。一月至三月,植物上橙色的花儿开放,让广场更加耀眼和明亮。景观师与著名的当地艺术家Somluk Pantiboon合作,他在跌水上设置的5件雕塑作品成为广场的主景之一,其反映了Ngiew花的生命周期。

Being the first up-scale shopping mall in Chiang Rai, Central Plaza provides a generous outdoor space for the public to enjoy. Our proposal presents this space as a cultural plaza and park that embraces native culture and identity with various activities to enrich local suburban life.

The landscape design encapsulates the mountainous scene surrounding the site through the interpretation of the northern mountainous contour line characteristic. The contour pattern is reflected in the stark pavement pattern and the shape of undulating flower mound, step, seats, water cascade. Simple local materials like sandwash and terrazzo are used to construct the pavement and the fluid seat respectively. Their flexible nature makes constructing natural form possible.

Selection of native plants further enhances the northern atmosphere as well as corresponding to regional ecology. Red Silk Cotton tree – locally known as Ngiew Tree – is the main feature. It is majestic in form and famous for its flower as an ingredient in traditional delicacy. During January to March, Ngiew’s bright orange flower blooms in profusion and is accompanied by orange flowers of Trumpet Vine which covers the wall on the façade and other flowering shrubs on ground.

Shma’s collaboration with world renowned local earth artist, Master Somluk Pantiboon, is resulting in a series of 5-piece sculpture floating over cascading water feature. Placed as focal point of the landscape, the ceramic sculpture is depicting the life cycle of ‘Ngiew flower’ from budding to blooming to withering

Project Information
Name of Project: Central Plaza Chiang Rai
Landscape Architect : Shma Company Limited
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Project Team :
Design Director – Prapan Napawongdee
Landscape Architect – Chanon Wangkachonkiat
Client& Developer: Central Pattana Public Company Limited.
Project Type : Retail
Site Area : 7,780 sqm.
Completion Year : 2011
Location : Chiang Rai, Thailand
Photograph Credit: Mr. Wison Tungthanya
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