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Drawing Room, Jim Thompson House (1959)*

Artist/Designer: Jim Thompson

Project Location: Bangkok, Thailand

Figure 1: Jim Thompson, The Drawing Room. Source: Unknown, Digital Image. ( Source | Accessed : April 7, 2014 )


Primary Material(s):
Wood, Plants

Residential Structure

Related Website(s):

Significant Date(s):
20th Century

Additional Information:
Publications/Texts in Print: 

Thompson, Jim. 6 Soi Kasemsan II: An Illustrated survey of the Bangkok Home of James H.W. Thompson. Bangkok:Siva Phorn, 1962.

Thompson, Jim, William Warren, and Brian Brake. The House on the Klong: the Bangkok home and Asian art collection of James Thompson. Tokyo: Privately Printed, 1976.

Warren, William, Jean-Michel Beurdeley, and Lucia Tettoni. 2003. Jim Thompson, The House on The Klong. Singapore: Archipelago, 2003.

Additional Information

Building Adresss

6 Rama I Rd, Khwaeng Wang Mai, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330, Thailand

Significant Dates:

Developed Thai Silk Company which helped create interior textiles in 1948
Began construction of house in 1958
Disappearence/possible death of architect in 1967
Converted to The James H. W. Thompson Foundation in 1967

Thai, American architecture, American expatriate, Thailand, Bangkok, Southeast Asian architecture, Wood, foliage, plants, Jim Thompson

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