In residence: Kulapat Yantrasast

3 minutes

Why humour and a complex character are as important in architecture as in people

The Thai architect Kulapat Yantrasast has an eclectic set of motivating ideas, amply manifested in his own home in Venice Beach, California. From foregrounding the construction process to finding inspiration in how animals act in their environments, he argues that we need a relationship with our homes that goes beyond just living in them. Ultimately, it comes down to whether a building has a complex character, one that appeals in the same way that a person can.

Director: Emile Rafael

Producer: Paul Bock

Website: NOWNESS

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