Buddhanimit Temple extension improves facilities for novice monks



A team of local architects has added new amenities to a temple school in rural Thailand, using affordable materials and parts of an existing building to keep project costs down.

Architects Skarn Chaiyawat, Rina Shindo and Witee Wisuthumporn designed a dormitory for the school at Buddhanimit Temple, which is located near the city of Udon Thani in northeast Thailand.

The school provides free education to families who are unable to afford public schooling, as well as accommodation for novice monks.

“Novice Living Quarters intends to produce a design that is environmentally friendly, respectful of its context, and contributing to the novice monks’ ways of living,” said the architects.

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