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Rice is Thailand’s important agricultural exports. This area is well-suited for rice farming as it’s in a naturally shaped basin. Lorphoonphol rice mill is centrally positioned to service a lot of farms.
Three components wanted consideration for parameters of the design. Firstly, flood and humidity can doubtlessly harm rice saved within the silos and through different levels of the milling course of.
Secondly, technique of eradicating the husk from the rice grain produces massive quantities of mud to build up on the outside the place air flow just isn’t ample. Lastly, the prevailing construction had circulation points, with many areas overlapping in perform and folks.
The necessities had been to keep up current construction and repurpose its use as workplace.
The extension was to incorporate ready space for farmers, rice grading station, assembly rooms, and canteen.
To combine the prevailing constructing with extension, the repurposed workplace constructing was screened by perforated metal sheeting. Circulation was improved with the usage of a curved block wall. Curving wall allowed for better wall area to accommodate numerous entrances and home windows for service factors the place farmers might obtain cost.
The second flooring was constructed for future use as extra workplace area and rice laboratory, and has connection to the canteen’s inexperienced courtroom via a dome formed skylight.
To problems with water penetration and mud exclusion, a customized made triangular brick was used for exterior partitions. Brick has a zig zag profile in order that solely 50% of the floor is uncovered to water and dust- consider an elevation of stacked 45 diploma roofs as a wall.
Zig zag bricks had been omitted in the course of the laying course of to create attention-grabbing patterns. This characteristic permit breezes that stream over the water give air flow to canteen. Instantly exterior areas had been created to permit employees to calm down and benefit from the view.Shopper Identify: Tawin LorphoonpolClient Title: presidentClient Group: lorphoonpol ricemill co.,Ltd..
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