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Architecture In Thailand

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Architecture In Thailand

Architecture in Thailand has its roots in traditional Thai culture and has been influenced by both foreign and regional cultures. The architectural style in Thailand is a mix of traditional Thai, Chinese, Indian and Western influences. Traditional Thai architecture is based on simplicity, symmetry and harmony. The use of wood and clay dominate the building materials and the roof is usually steep in order to resist the monsoon rains. Thai architecture is characterized by its use of light, airy spaces, as well as its intricate detailing, such as its ornate carvings and elaborate roof designs.

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Architecture In Thailand

Architecture in Thailand is a diverse blend of the traditional and the modern. It is characterized by a unique blend of the country's culture and its traditional building practices, drawing influences from many sources, including India, China, Portugal, and Europe. Traditionally, Thai architecture has been characterized by its use of wood, with wooden buildings and homes built from teak and other hardwoods. However, the last few decades have seen a shift towards modern styles, which often incorporate materials such as concrete, steel, and glass. Many contemporary buildings exhibit a mix of both styles, blending traditional and modern together, in order to create unique and visually stimulating structures.

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Lauren Moore

CITATION : "Lauren Moore. 'Architecture In Thailand.' Design+Encyclopedia. (Accessed on March 27, 2023)"

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