Tucked in a forest of towers next to Toronto’s financial district, Khao San Road is instantly recognizable from the street by the two-storey wall of imported handmade tiles from Thailand.

Project Name: Khao San Road + Bang Sue Bar
Studio Name:
DS Studio Inc
Location: Toronto, Canada
Photography: Robert Albertin
Project size: 2500 ft2
Completion date: 2017
Building levels: 2

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Bar ©Robert Albertin

The dining room’s exposed concrete floors, full glass walls, colourful bunting and food stalls bring the bustle and life of Bangkok’s most famous street market to patrons indoors. This 2,500 sqft restaurant can host up to 120 diners in its two bars and two dining rooms serviced by two kitchens.

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Seating Area ©Robert Albertin

DS Studio worked to create a dynamic setting by inverting the exterior and interior, bringing the street inside for a lively and memorable dining experience.

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View From Outside ©Robert Albertin

On the ground level patrons will find the bustling Khao San Road restaurant, or may head upstairs to Bang Sue Bar for a more low-key setting defined by informal reclaimed furnishings, graffiti art, and food stalls.

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